You would think that the students who got their Leaving Certificate results last Wednesday have enough problems on their plate, with the recession making most third-level courses seem unlikely to lead to paid employment any time soon. The only growth
Cian and Yvonne O’ Cuanachain were told in the High Court last week they would have to cover their own costs of a failed action against the state on behalf of their six-year-old autistic son, Sean. James McDermott examines the legal perils of taking
I was recently reminded of a lucrative lecture tour undertaken by physicist Max Planck in the aftermath of his being awarded the Nobel prize.
In attempting to evaluate the proposals of any politician, it is best to start with the observation of Ronald Reagan that ‘‘the most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’”