Picture by Alan Betson

The Irish labour market improved last year and the unemployment rate declined, according to a new report. The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EG(...)

Mechanical engineering student Michael Harrinton displays his Fast Scan System designed for EMC at the 29th Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition in the Nexus Hall, Cork Institute of Technology

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, they continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the varied products and tool(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan: ’Ireland isnot afraid to be out front. We will play hard and we will compete hard but fair to win.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The recent public scrutiny of the tax affairs of multinationals has had no adverse effect on Ireland’s reputation as an investment location the head o(...)

The advice is clear: study languages, go for an IT course, get a job in construction, think about science and engineering. This, students are told, is(...)

There are good job prospects for graduates in this ever-changing industry: A UCD chemical engineering student, above.

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, engineers continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the variety of products(...)

The postgraduate sector has been in a state of flux over the past number of years. A large influx of graduates hoping to defer their place in t(...)

Does that degree in Latin leap out at you? Can you resist the lure of Fine Arts? Or should you be calculating and choose a course that will give you t(...)

Participants in the study took part in a three-hour test of literacy , numeracy and problem solving involving the use of technology.

One in six people here struggle with literacy while one in four lack numeracy skills, according to a major study published by the Organisation for Eco(...)

The 2011-2012 academic year saw a 25 per cent increase in the number of computing graduates with honours degree or higher diploma

The number of qualifications attained in Ireland has increased but the skills gap remains in some sectors, according to two new reports by the Expert (...)