Éamon de Valera in custody following the 1916 Rising

An insurrectionary group must have solid evidence that they represent the people, says philosopher James G Murphy

Direct bus services to UCD Belfield cover routes near those schools which send the highest proportion of students to the university. In contrast, there are no direct bus routes in west Dublin, where schools with the lowest rate of progression to UCD are located. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

60% of UCD entrants come from schools within a 9 km radius

  Freshers’ Week at Trinity College, Dublin. Prospective students should make sure grant applications are complete and in on time. Photograph: Pat Langan

Applications for Susi can still be made, despite early deadline, but make sure to send requested documentation

Students on the UCD campus in Belfield. The president of the UCD Students’ Union has said tax reliefs for landlords should be reintroduced to try to ease an accommodation crisis for thir-level students. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Body says scheme aiding conversion of accommodation can ease rental shortage

 Students with disabilities increased by 836 students to 6 per cent of full-time entrants but the target for those who are deaf or hard or hearing was not achieved. Photograph: Frank Miller

Education Authority finds level of college entrants down to 15% in other parts of Dublin

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said she believed the constitutional ban on abortion should be revisited by a future government. Photograph: The Irish Times

Woman was refused an abortion and subsequently had her child delivered by Caesarean section

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan, who dropped in to The Irish Times Results Helpdesk yesterday as the team fielded calls, with education columnist Brian Mooney and guidance counsellors Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett.  The helpdesk is at irishtimes.com/results. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Competition between third-level institutions may be hindering reform

HSE director general Tony O’Brien requested a report ‘that establishes all of the facts surrounding the care given to a woman who had her pregnancy ended pursuant to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013.’  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Tony O’Brien wants to ‘establish full facts and sequence of events’

Fifteen thousand students have accepted course offers in the first few hours after they were posted on the CAO website this morning. Photograph: Getty

O’Sullivan questions need for large number of courses offered by third level institutions

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