Daisy O’Connor (now 6), Holly O’Farrell (5) and their classmates  in their junior infants class in Griffeen Valley Educate Together National School in Lucan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Holly O’Farrell started “big school” 10 months ago, her mother, Helen, readily admits she was more emotional than her daughter, who was 4½ at (...)

Attendees at the “Limerick for IT” event try out some cool technologies, including the Oculus Rift virtual reality 3D Headset system.

The University of Limerick (UL) has been collaborating with industry, other education providers, and local authorities to help provide the skills requ(...)

Our perception of food and drink involves all of our senses in one way or another. Taste, smell, texture, colour, shape, feel, even the sound somethin(...)

Andrew Synott, John Breen, Chloe Morgan at the DIT conservatory

Dublin Institute of Technology Top five courses: MSc in Strategic Management MSc in Creative Digital Media PgDip in Acco(...)

Fr Alphonsus Cullinan has been appointed the new Bishop of Waterford and Lismore by Pope Francis. Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

A 55 year old Clareman and late vocation to the priesthood has been appointed the new Catholic Bishop of Waterford & Lismore. Fr Alphonsus Cullina(...)

Exterior of the National College of Art and Design, Thomas St, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Members of the Public Accounts Committee have described as “scandalous” the provision of €100 million to the National College of Art and Design (NCAD)(...)

Declan White: “Now things are beginning to pick up in Perth city and there is work everywhere. Two years ago, 70 per cent of our work was in the northwest of the state, now 60 to 70 per cent of our work is in the city.”

While many Irish backpackers in recent years saw their trip to Australia as a chance to ride out the recession at home, Declan White has turned his ti(...)

Performing arts students  taking the Macnas module at NUIG

When I was in my Leaving Cert year, open days were seen as respite – a break from the books, a trip to the big smoke, a day out with friends. If we(...)

An aerial phptpgraph of Parkway Retail Park in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

County boundaries are normally invisible. In Limerick, however, the concrete hulk of a half-built shopping centre marks the fault-line that divides th(...)

President Michael D Higgins with ITLG president Craig Barrett (left) and chairman John Hartnett at the ITLG Silicon Valley Technology Forum in Limerick. Photograph: Barry Cronin

President Michael D Higgins has reminded senior executives of some of the world’s leading tech companies of the importance of moral leadership as the (...)