Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney: more than €20 million has been awarded to almost 40 agri-food and forestry research projects.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Grants of more than €20 million have been awarded to almost 40 agri-food and forestry research projects, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has s(...)

Open day at DIT’s Grangegorman campus
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UCD When: November 8th, 10am-4pm Life on campus: Ireland’s largest university, with more than 30,000 students, UCD has in recent years opened a(...)

One-year preparatory science studies at Coláiste Ide include biology, microbiology, chemistry and physiology

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The points requirement for CAO courses were bound to rise this year for a variety of reasons, including more students sitting the Leaving Cert. Photograph: Frank Miller

Points requirements for CAO courses were bound to rise this year for a number of factors, including the increased numbers of students sitting the Leav(...)

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There are good job prospects for graduates in this ever-changing industry: A UCD chemical engineering student, above.

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The Data Protection Commissioner’s office dealt with 1,507 valid data breach notifications, including the largest such breach it had ever dealt with – the breach by the Ennis-based company Loyaltybuild (above), which processed holiday loyalty schemes on behalf of companies all over Europe, including Supervalu and Axa in Ireland.

The disclosure by a GP of a woman’s medical records to an insurance company and the sending of an email containing a patient file by another GP to an (...)

Kieran Bergin comes in into the Tipperary forward line to face Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Tipperary have made four changes for the crucial league match with Dublin this Sunday in Thurles. Manager Eamon O’Shea, whose side have lost th(...)

LIT will expect sharp shooting from Tony Kelly in the Fitzgibbon Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

And then there were only four. This is Fitzgibbon Cup weekend which this year takes place in Queen’s University, Belfast. CIT and UCC play in o(...)