The National College of Ireland campus in the Docklands, Dublin. It said some 25% of its funding is provided by the State through the “free fees” initiative and a core grant from the Department of Education

The National College of Ireland (NCI) in Dublin’s Docklands has warned of a likely decline in turnover as revenues coming through State-funded labour(...)

 Captain Eoin Rochford from The Defence Forces Headquarters reads the Proclamationduring the 97th anniversary commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising at the GPO, Dublin, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Irish schoolchildren will immerse themselves in the 1916 centenary on Proclamation Day next Tuesday and unveil their schools’ “Proclamation for a new (...)

INTO general secretary Sheila Nunan said teachers have had enough of being expected to run schools without the necessary resources and supports.

Primary teachers have voted to back industrial action in response to a ban on promotion in schools and increasing workload for teachers. Some 97 per (...)

Prospective postgraduate students have a vast range of programmes to choose from in Ireland, abroad and online. Differentiating between what’s on offe(...)

Gerry Quinn, TUI president. Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland working at third level  are due to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 3rd, as part of a campaign to highlight underfunding of the sector. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Institutes of technology face the threat of ongoing disruption as a result of industrial action by academic staff concerned over “crisis-level” cuts t(...)

The most recent update says that about 14,600 people who held between one and 10 shares in Verizon have  now sold out.  Photograph: Sean Gardner/Reuters

Back in October, you wrote in a column in The Irish Times about “Verizon investors offered low-cost deal” and you mentioned that letters would be sent(...)

William C Campbell. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA

The biggest news in Irish science this year was the award of the 2015 Noble Prize in physiology and medicine to Donegal-born scientist William C Camp(...)

National School Rules Handbook  states that Religious Instruction is the most important part of a school day. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

With a general election on the horizon I am reminded of how and why I first got involved in advocacy for children’s rights. In 1997 I was living in Du(...)

The Bishop of Ossory Séamus Freeman welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education Jan O’ Sullivan that her Department had agreed to build the new schools.

Ireland’s oldest Catholic secondary school, St Kieran’s College Kilkenny, has provided a site to a non-denominational patron for two new schools in th(...)

‘A 2012 Eurobarometer survey found 40 per cent of Irish people were able to hold a conversation in at least one foreign language, compared to an EU average of 54 per cent.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland fares badly in international comparisons of plurilingualism – an individual’s ability to speak at least two languages in addition to her mothe(...)