Cricket Ireland has announced a   a multi-million euro   10-year sponsorship deal with Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Cricket Ireland has announced a 10-year multi-million euro sponsorship deal with an Indian conglomerate.The Shapoorji Pallonji Group is “investing in (...)

The latest QS rankings, one of the big three international league tables, shows Trinity College Dublin remains Ireland’s top university although it dropped from joint 61st place to joint 71st.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish universities lost some more ground to Asian competitors in the latest university rankings published today.The QS rankings, one of the big three (...)

Nevin Spence down on the farm: tragic death in slurry tank accident. Photo: John Dickson

He was all that we want our sporting heroes to be. Nevin Spence was a talented centre with the Ulster rugby team. At just 22 years of age he was on(...)

Learning the ropes: graduates from the Open Training College (above), which offers adult learning in human services and the non-profit sector
The A to Z of adult education

Access: Not everyone got the Leaving Cert they wanted. Mature students missed the chance to attend college. Students with disabilities and students fr(...)

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury: the   review concluded that  her  management of patients was in keeping with the standard of care expected. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

No safety or quality issues arose after a review of some of the work of the obstetrician who treated Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galwa(...)

 Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin in April this year  in newly co-educational St James primary school, Basin Lane, Dublin. An Education Together primary school is also now running in the area.  Photograph: John Mc Elroy

Evangelical Alliance Ireland (EAI) has called for a secular educational system in Irish schools, as proposed by Atheist Ireland.Commenting on debate p(...)

Kate Adams with children in Honduras

Nine years ago this week I boarded a plane and set off alone across the Atlantic. As my peers took their first tentative steps into the world of hi(...)

Muslim scholar Dr Ali Selim was congratulated this evening for stimulating debate on inclusivity in education in Ireland. “We owe Dr Ali a great debt (...)

Computer-aided rendering of Ebola virus. Illustration: Thinkstock

An Irish scientist is to lead trials of the first vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus, following this week’s decision by British authorities to give(...)

The four-storey building opposite the Mont Clare Hotel on Merrion Square and Clare Street in Dublin 2

A landmark Georgian building at the corner of Merrion Square and Clare Street in Dublin 2, sold at the depths of the property crash three years ago at(...)