UCD Students’ Union has highlighted the need for increased funding to support mandatory sexual consent workshops.  Photograph: Getty Images

UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) has announced plans to introduce mandatory workshops on sexual consent for all students and is calling on university manag(...)

Some 30,000 ‘Say Something’ cards  will be delivered to students’ unions across the country over the coming weeks. Photograph: Getty Images

The Union of Students in Ireland has launched an initiative encouraging students to report incidents of sex assaults in the country’s third level inst(...)

“What Ireland has given me is incomparable.” Janvi Shah with her husband, Pankaj Soni, at Grand Canal Square in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Janvi Shah: arrived from India, 2014 Janvi Shah used to think she would eventually move to the United States to continue her studies. However, she(...)

Róisín Egenton and Nicky Lawless Róisín, who is originally from New Jersey, won the 2000 Rose of Tralee competition, while representing New York, an(...)

Dara Bree: ‘The people of Boston are welcoming to newcomers.’

“Wait, which one is Galway again?” asked the bemused but enthusiastic American family who came to Boston’s Fenway Park on a frigid afternoon for the (...)

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

Researchers have found bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics in sewage being discharged from our hospitals and homes into the natural environmen(...)

The danger is drug-resistant bacteria could get back into humans and cause infections that would resist treatment, the researchers from NUI Galway warn. File photograph: Thinkstock

In the first study of its kind in Ireland, researchers have found both antibiotic drugs and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in discharges from sewerage (...)

‘I think cognitive enhancers should be allowed for academics’

Cognitive enhancers have become a new addition to campus life. Anoft-cited American study put the prevalence rate at up to 11 per cent among students(...)

Ann O’Connor, wife of the late Christy O’Connor, and their daughter Ann, at the Church of Saint John the Apostle, Knocknacarra, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, businessman Ben Dunne and former GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh were among the mourners who queued throughout Monday t(...)