UCC is on its way to achieving energy-reduction targets of 33 per cent by 2030, according to Mark Poland, director of buildings and estates. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

University College Cork (UCC) has been ranked fourth in the world in a list of the most sustainable universities, achieving the highest result in Irel(...)

John O’Halloran and Michael King during the procession at their ordination at Galway Cathedral yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Two new priests will say their first Masses this evening after being ordained in Galway yesterday afternoon. And with a third priest to be ordained (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, who conducted the ceremony at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth at which nine men were ordained deacons. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nine men were ordained deacons, the penultimate step before ordination to the Catholic priesthood, in Maynooth on Sunday. The ceremony was conducted b(...)

Trinity College Dublin remains the country’s best-performing institution. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  Irish universities are performing at a much higher level internationally in arts and humanities than in science and technology, accor(...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy will have to take legal action to collect a €12.86 million land compensation payment, sources have indicated

Businessman Jim Kennedy will have to take legal action to collect a €12.86 million land compensation payment after the planning tribunal found he wa(...)