The march drew anti-water charges protestors from around the city and county and passed off peacefully through the city centre. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Around 500 people marched in Cork city on Saturday in an anti-water charge protest organised by a group which last week forced the abandonment of a me(...)

UCC students study while staging a sit-in over library opening hours. Photograph:  UCC Students Union.

A sit-in protest involving students in University College Cork has succeeded in extending library opening hours during exam period. After three succes(...)

Mark Casey, who went missing in Limerick on March 7th. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

The body of missing student Mark Casey has been recovered in Limerick. Mr Casey (19) was one of two students who went missing within 24 hours of ea(...)

Members of the Garda at the scene of the killing on Beechpark Avenue, Castleknock, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardai who responded to a 999 call suggesting a murder had been committed at the house in Castleknock, west Dublin, where Tom O’Gorman lived where (...)

Ten things to avoid in college

Being caught on cameraLong after you’ve moved on, don’t forget that the internet has an eternal memory. Whether you’re jumping naked into the lake, pe(...)

Jonathan Taylor  said the University of Limerick plan would be a “flagship example” of funding in higher education. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Construction work on a development plan for University of Limerick is expected to start before Christmas after it was confirmed yesterday that the Eur(...)

A study in UCC in 2010 found 46 per cent of male and 45 per cent of female students reported binge drinking more than once a week. Photograph: Getty

An initiative that gives students in Cork the option of living in alcohol-free accommodation has so far attracted only three students. Last month, stu(...)

A new BA in Journalism and Digital Media offers internships

Tell me about Independent Colleges:About 8,000 full and part-time students, including students taking professional courses pass through the door every(...)

Tom Lenihan (21), son of late minister for finance Brian Lenhian, admitted bringing a note into a third year law exam at Trinity College Dublin which took place a fortnight ago.

The incoming president of Trinity College Student Union has admitted cheating during an exam. Tom Lenihan (21), son of late minister for finance Bri(...)

Up and away: graduates are again facing the possiblity of having to emigrate. Illustration. Éna Brennan
The Class of 2013

The graduates of 2013 have been formed by boom and bust. The students who have just finished their final exams and are about to step outside ed(...)