Galway-Mayo Institute of Technolgy. Recent figures show more than a quarter of first years at the college failed to progress to the second year of their higher degree course. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

At a time when most colleges have been trying to cope with a growing student population, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has faced the opposite p(...)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology could face a financial penalty of €475,000. Photograph: Murray O Laoire Architects

How are our universities and colleges performing? For the past two years, the Higher Education Authority has been trying to answer that question. Th(...)

The decision to withhold funding from some third-level institutions will be controversial given that the three colleges which face penalties are in financially vulnerable positions as they struggle to cope with cuts in State funding and rising student numbers. Photograph: Eric Luke

Three colleges which have performed poorly in a new assessment process for the higher education sector face financial penalties running into hundreds (...)

Anita Finnegan: “The FDA published a cybersecurity guidance document that outlined requirements for medical device manufacturers.”

The idea of a malevolent individual hacking a critical medical device may sound like the stuff of crime fiction, but it is well within the realms of p(...)

In a Rotunda Hospital survey, one in eight women on antenatal programme said they were in an abusive relationship. Photograph: Thinkstock

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has introduced the country’s first accredited course for frontline staff on how to recognise and respond to dom(...)

Hotel Imperial Dundalk: the bar and nightclub in the Imperial attracts many local students

DTZ Sherry FitzGerald reports interest from both sides of the Border in the Imperial Hotel in Dundalk, Co Louth, which is to be offered for sale at a (...)

Changes to the scoring level for A-Level and BTEC exams makes Dundalk Institute of Technology in Co Louth more attractive to students from Northern Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has doubled the number of offers it has made to school-leavers in the North following changes to its scoring(...)

Michelle Farrelly

“I think I remember wanting to do drama at first because my older sister had done drama, but my very wise mother convinced me that business was generi(...)

Visits to international events included Unite 3D in Seattle, SxSW in Austin, Texas (above), and 12 trade shows and conferences. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

A unique cross-regional programme aimed at maximising the economic potential of the creative industries sector has just drawn to a close. Over the pas(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan says the garda involved in Yes campaign photocall ‘acted in good faith’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Groups campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum have called on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to make a comprehensive st(...)