WHO calls on smokers to cough up

As a pack-a-day  smoker, with numerous failed attempts to quit under my belt, the WHO recommendation of a two euro  increase in cigarette tax can only be a good thing in aiding my efforts. However, it brings us once again …

Trinity’s benefactor

Ranked fifteenth on the Sunday Times’ Rich List 2007, Martin Naughton gives his name to Trinity’s impressive new nanoscience research institute. Conor Gannon looks at the man behind the name of this architectural gem.…

no subject should be off limits

Among George Orwell’s most insightful remarks – and he is credited with many – was that “the Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent”.…