Katie O’Brien (9) from Holy Family Senior School Swords came first in this year’s Sightsavers Junior Painter of the Year awards with her winning painting, I Want You to See Books Fly.

Katie O’Brien (9) from Holy Family Senior School Swords came first in this year’s Sightsavers Junior Painter of the Year awards with her winning paint(...)

Trinity College Dublin, along with UCD, were scored on 12 indicators, getting eight As and six As respectively. Photographer: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Higher education institutions in Ireland are performing well against their European counterparts in research output and developing links with industry(...)

Queen’s University Belfast. Northern Ireland’s  two universities, Queen’s and Ulster University, charge lower fees for Northern students than their British counterparts.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The seven universities in the Republic are set to introduce new admissions procedures that will make it easier for school-leavers from Northern Ire(...)

John Ward, executive president and co-founder of REDT Energy: “You need to be able to charge up the battery as quickly as you discharge it.” Photograph: Conor McCabe

Ambisense DCU spin-out company Ambisense has developed a low-cost device which can provide continuous monitoring of landfill gas (LFG) both to assist (...)

Former footballers Ciaran Byrne, Ciaran Sheehan and Zach Tuohy all included in Carlton squad for opening pre-season tournament game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Having made the switch to AFL side Carlton early last year former Louth footballer Ciaran Byrne could be in line for his debut with the club’s first t(...)

Green giant: University College Cork

Belated congratulations to UCC for coming runner-up for the second successive year in the GreenMetric, the league table of environmentally friendly(...)

University College Dublin (UCD) v Dublin City University(DCU)This all Dublin-affair may prove the highlight of this year’s Sigerson Cup competition; n(...)

Wonder by RJ Palacio

A new addition to the junior cycle reading list, Wonder by RJ Palacio, is being devoured with particular enthusiasm in Douglas, Co Cork. A comm(...)

ISt Mary’s Aidan Forker and Conor Moynagh of DCU in action during their Sigerson Cup quarter-final at St Genevieves High School, Belfast. Photograph: Inpho

St Mary’s 0-11 DCU 1-11 (After extra-time) Three unanswered points in the second half of extra-time helped DCU advance to the semi-finals of the Sige(...)

NUI Galway and DCU have come out with top marks in a new European ranking measuring the international orientation of higher education institutions.

NUI Galway and Dublin City University have come out with top marks in a new European ranking measuring the international orientation of higher educ(...)