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

Queue for the Garda National Immigration Bureau. Photograph: Sorcha Pollak 3:18

Meaures are being introduced this week to counter long queues outside the Garda National Immigration Bureau on Burgh Quay, according to the Department(...)

The 2012 winner of the James Dyson award was UK student Dan Watson, who invented escape rings for trawler nets designed to tackle overfishing

Inventions by two Irish students have made it into the top 20 shortlist for the 2015 James Dyson award. A system to help firefighters navigate burning(...)

Whatever your reason for going back to education, there’s a course to suit you: Project Futsal, winner of an Aontas Star Award

The Leaving Cert is easy enough to follow. Most teens do it, although some opt for Youthreach or the Leaving Cert Applied programme. Third-level or fu(...)

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

The latest international university rankings published yesterday show another dip in standings for Irish third-level institutions. Trinity College Dub(...)

Zeenie Summers: struggled with depression and homelessness in Galway, but found solace in singing and dress-making. Photograph: Sara Freund 3:43

This week in Life & Style we will be exploring loneliness from every angle in a new series, All the Lonely People. We want to hear from rea(...)

In recent years, young adult fiction has moved from the fantastical and the dystopian to an altogether more compelling and trickier terrain: real l(...)

Gabriel Galway, with his mother Catherine, looking at houses in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 4:07

Student Emily Kavanagh has already viewed seven Dublin properties by the time she reaches the small house on the Harold’s Cross Road. It’s clear from(...)

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(...)

People  have a responsibility to better understand science

The burning of smokey coal in Dublin was banned back in 1990, with claims and counter claims about whether it was a good move or a waste of time. In (...)