The Teachers’ Union of Ireland  has said it is deeply concerned over what it termed the precarious employment status and income poverty of new and recent entrants to the teaching profession. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers in about 350 secondary schools are planning to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 24th, two days before the general election. The(...)

Some 4,000 lecturers are staging a one-day strike at Ireland’s 14 institutes of technology. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thousands of students face disruption on Wednesday as a strike by 4,000 lecturers at the country’s 14 institutes of technology gets underway. The one(...)

Gerry Quinn, president of the TUI. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Tomorrow, some 4,000 institute of technology lecturers and researchers will take a day’s strike action over a range of critical issues within their se(...)

Students march against reduction in grants. The TUI said the Minister had been advised that mergers were a costly process and that institutes of technology would have to bear the bulk of fees. Photograph:

Students will end up footing the bill for the bulk of the cost of creating new technological universities, unions have claimed. The Government is pla(...)

Students came out in force for the Referendum on Marriage Equality and it was not a once off. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A common misconception people still cling to, despite evidence to the contrary, is that students don’t vote. Most commentators, however, accepted the (...)

Gerry Quinn, TUI president. Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland working at third level  are due to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 3rd, as part of a campaign to highlight underfunding of the sector. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Institutes of technology face the threat of ongoing disruption as a result of industrial action by academic staff concerned over “crisis-level” cuts t(...)

A trade union which represents thousands of lecturers and research staff in institutes of technology has voted to engage in a campaign of industrial a(...)

TUI Group, the world’s largest leisure tourism firm, said bookings were up on last year, as European demand for holidays continued despite increased s(...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin who has signed an order which will provide for pay increases for about 300,000 staff in the public service. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has signed an order which will provide for pay increases for about 300,000 staff i(...)

The Revenue Commissioners could be given a role collecting student loans under proposals drawn up by an expert group on the future funding of t(...)