Political factions have been encouraged to embrace power sharing internationally when facing ‘external threats which would negatively affect all communities in a country’, says political scientist Dr Dawn Walsh. Photograph: Getty Images

Eight weeks after polling day, the political options have narrowed to either a Fine Gael minority government supported grudgingly by Fianna Fáil for a(...)

UCD celebrate winning their first Sigerson Cup title in 20 years after beating DCU at UUJ in Belfast. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho/Presseye

UCD 0-10 DCU 2-2 DCU were denied a two-in-a-row by bitter rivals UCD who at last ended their 20 year Sigerson Cup drought with a much deserved two-p(...)

Parents who can’t afford fee-charging schools are effectively paying for those who are already privileged to go to private schools. Photograph: Thinkstock

It’s not unreasonable for students to want the best education possible but do their responsibilities end there? By going to grind schools, or a(...)

Trinity College  Dublin paid external consultants €2.8 million to assist in “change management”.

Trinity College Dublin paid external consultants €2.8 million to assist in “change management” at the university, figures released under the Freedom o(...)

15 Dromeen Avenue, Beaumont, Dublin 9

15 Dromeen Avenue, Beaumont, Dublin 9: €460,000 Pierce and Eileen Noone have lived in their home at 15 Dromeen Avenue for more than 30 years an(...)

The gap between Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) has narrowed to just 16 places in the latest Times Higher Educatio(...)

Principal Treasa Leahy with third-year pupils at Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore, Dublin,  with their mobile devices, used for digital learning in schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New research questioning the value of computer use in schools should not deter the Government from boosting its investment in classroom technology, ac(...)

UCD has dropped from 139 to 154 in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16

The latest international university rankings show another dip in standings for Irish third-level institutions. Trinity College Dublin is down f(...)

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(...)

Irish universities are losing international competitiveness by failing to invest in digital infrastructure, such as faster broadband and online education tools, according to a new study by academics. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish universities are losing international competitiveness by failing to invest in digital infrastructure, such as faster broadband and online educat(...)