Fast-track to IT (Fit), along with further education and training authority Solas and the education and training boards, is to pilot a new ICT assoc(...)

Minister of State for Innovation Damien English

Minister of State for Innovation Damien English is urging companies to attend Enterprise Ireland’s innovation showcase on Tuesday in the Convention C(...)

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English. “Science Week is an opportunity to envisage what else is possible. Don’t miss out on the unique opportunities that Science Week presents.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The 19th annual National Science Week, involving more than 800 events and 250,000 participants, will take place from 9th to 16th November this year. C(...)

Dara Calleary: the legislation is “being stretched to include matters linked to media mergers”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fianna Fáil has described as “very odd and slightly suspicious” the inclusion of media merger-related issues in legislation to deal with patents.“I a(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan: “I would like to thank the teachers who worked diligently with their students over the three-year cycle.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Junior Cert results out today indicate that performance in science and mathematics continues to improve, reflecting similar progress in the senior cy(...)

 Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke

A surge in the number of students who sat higher level maths in this year’s Leaving Cert has been welcomed by industry groups and Minister for Educati(...)

Mark Ferguson Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland photographed in the Science Gallery Dublin. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Science Foundation Ireland invested €152 million in 307 new research awards to 20 institutions in Ireland last year, according to the organisation’s l(...)

Last Tuesday morning, before the reshuffle of Ministers of State was announced, former Fine Gael minister Ivan Yates – who knows a thing or two about (...)

File image of Simon Harris at Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Our neighbours in Britain have had a Cabinet reshuffle because the government there was regarded, in that ungainly phrase, as “male, pale and stale”.H(...)

Fine Gael Ministers of State:Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with Special Responsibility as Government Chief Whip and Defence: Pa(...)