Educate Together chief executive Paul Rowe

Educate Together is taking legal advice on admissions regulations from the Department of Education which “could be discriminatory”. It says hun(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park, where he was due to play five concerts last year.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Proposals issued by the Government this week will not prevent a fiasco like last year’s cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts in Croke Park recurr(...)

Finnish educational expert Pasi Sahlberg in an image from his website.

By making parental choice the cornerstone of its education system, Ireland is following a “lazy”, market-based strategy which is likely to produce gre(...)

David O’Grady, chief executive of Marketing English in Ireland, welcomed regulatory proposals from the Education and Justice Ministers announced last month

Erin McGuire Almost 100,000 foreign students contributed €330 million to the economy last year, according to the association that represents English l(...)

The Minister for Education has named six new appointees to the board of NCAD, including Niamh Brennan, academic director of the UCD Centre for Corporate Governance. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new board has been announced for the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) aimed at strengthening its governance and financial controls after re(...)

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin. It is understood a decision may be made on Hibernia College around the end of June, although the bishops would make no further comment. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Graduates of teacher training college Hibernia face several more weeks of uncertainty over whether they have been approved by the Catholic Church to t(...)

The Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly will tell his Cabinet colleagues 75,000 homes have had lead detected in their pipes by Irish Water. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Government strategy to deal with lead contamination drinking water is expected to be agreed at today’s Cabinet meeting. Minister for the Environment(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said she will “continue to fight” for more resources for education in any pre-budget discussions. Photograph: Frank Miller

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has said she will “continue to fight” for more resources for education in any pre-budget discussions. Speaking a(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said the 118,784 students starting the State exams had reached “a significant milestone in a young person’s life”. Photograph: Frank Miller

  The Department of Education and the teacher unions don’t normally sing off the same hymn sheet but today they united in cheer for the Cl(...)

The cost of accommodation for one college year in one block of apartments on the UCD campus is to rise from €5,481 to €6,427 next semester. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The cost of renting college campus accommodation in Ireland is to rise significantly from this September. University College Dublin, Trinity College D(...)