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Celtic break down Hamilton to stay in touch with Rangers
Neil Lennon’s side were 3-0 winners to cut the gap to Rangers to 16 points with three games in hand.
Cold comfort as Munster force five-try win over Ospreys
Craig Casey’s try-scoring cameo was a highlight as Munster played out a final pool match with knockout hopes already dashed.
Ireland's latest call-up O'Malley skips exams to link up with senior squad
The former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper is studying to be a financial analyst, having earned a degree at Maynooth University.
'I've just been lucky to live out a few people's boyhood dreams, me included'
Wicklow man Peadar Timmins has worked his way through intense competition to earn Leinster senior honours, but the 24-year-old will switch to a very different career path next season.
Ex-Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin accepted into Harvard Business School
The 29-year-old, who is currently with Borussia Dortmund, has earned a place at the world-famous university.
'People tell me my book has changed their life'
Columnist and academic Emer O’Toole talks to us about her work.
10 of the most academic sports personalities
With the Leaving Cert starting tomorrow, we take a look at some of the brainiest athletes around.
Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense
We live in a society, not just an economy – and giving additional points to people for accomplishments beyond the academic makes sense, write Aaron McKenna.
Why on earth would a Muslim be writing about Jesus?
One Fox News anchor couldn’t seem to get her head around it.
Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today
The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.
US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes
The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.
Government urged to bring in stem cell legislation
The government promised to regulate stem cell research in the Programme for Government – but there’s no sign of legislation yet.
Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts
New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.