Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

Rebellion: Ruth Bradley as Frances who plays the part of a teacher at St Enda’s

RTÉ has fired the first major shot in its 1916 centenary programming with glossy drama Rebellion, set during the days surrounding the Easter Rising. (...)

 Moore Street in Dublin, one of the key sites in the 1916 Rising. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fianna Fáil has proposed that Dublin’s historic Moore Street area, one of the key sites in the 1916 Easter Rising, should be developed in the way that(...)

Sr Julie Buckley, chaplain in Temple Street hospital, Dublin: ‘Seeing parents broken after the death of a child is the worst part of the job. Their world has ended and they have to try to pick themselves up and build a new life.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

I started off nursing and did my training in the Richmond Hospital, in Dublin, returning to Cork, where I’m from, to do midwifery. I worked as a staf(...)

Conor Gallagher, who got nine A1s in the Leaving Cert, with classmates at St Michael’s College, Ballsbridge, which is sixth in table. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fee-paying schools continue to dominate the tables showing how many students progressed to high-points courses in college. What we have designated a(...)

Bloodstone Building: completed by property developer Seán Dunne shortly before the property crash in 2008

Blackstone, the world’s biggest private equity firm, is on track to make a profit of €43 million on two office buildings it bought in Dublin’s south d(...)

Baggot Street Hospital: has an overall floor area of at least 5,600sq m (60,277sq ft). Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

The distinctive redbrick Baggot Street hospital in Dublin 4 seems likely to be redeveloped as offices, a hotel or apartments following a decision by (...)

Dr Maura Pidgeon. Photograph: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), Dr Maura Pidgeon, is to resign from her position in order to move to the pri(...)

Kentucky Rose Emily Hughes   with Rose of Tralee host  Dáithí Ó Sé. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A doctor, a cancer survivor, a cancer survivor who wants to become a doctor, and a PhD student were among the finalists in the first night of the Rose(...)

The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, where a three-week festival, Ireland 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts and Culture, will take place next year. Photograph: Getty Images

The lead-up to the centenary of the 1916 Rising presents many opportunities to reflect on the diverse and complex history of this island. And think(...)