One of the education goodwill gestures in Budget 2016 is an allocation of 300 teaching posts to guidance counselling, which effectively restores half of the provision withdrawn in Budget 2012.

(...) shirked any big decision on third-level funding pending the receipt of the Cassells working group report(...)

(...) third level educations seems to climb higher. Cathy Kinnarney has had enough of mounting expenses and(...)

A further 600 resource teaching posts will be created next year.

(...) disadvantaged students at third-level, with full details to be announced in the Spring; * €3 million increase in(...)

European shares fell on Tuesday following disappointing Chinese import data, dragged down by auto and mining stocks, though SABMiller soared after accepting a takeover proposal from rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.

(...) analysts and investors plummeted in October to its lowest level in a year. SABMiller rose 8.9 per cent and(...)


(...) increase in the income level at which people enter the higher tax rate, now €33,800 for a single earner. If(...)

Brent crude slipped 12 per cent this year and tumbled 44 per cent in the last 12 months. Photograph: Reuters.

(...) plans to change the level before its next meeting in December, Kuwaiti Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair said at(...)

Paul Knox with pupils at Castaheaney Educate Together, engaged in a project called Playworks, a semi-structured approach to organising yard time. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) disciplines, using that format but focusing it at primary level.”   Positive behaviour Brennan has(...)

Lorcan O’Connor, director of the ISI, expects activity to increase over the rest of the year. ( Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

There was a significant reduction in demand for debt restructuring during the third quarter of(...)

Oil extended gains near $50 a barrel amid speculation an increase in demand will ease a global glut.

(...) important level but I expect gains to be extended over the course of the next couple of weeks.” West Texas(...)

For the first time since June, all three industry sectors, housing, commercial and civil engineering - which is mainly made up of large-scale State-funded projects, grew last month.

September. “The headline PMI fell to its lowest level since March but, at 55.8, last month’s reading remains(...)