The Nissan Navara in the car park of University of Limerick where Christy Keane was shot yesterday.

A man has been arrested by gardaí investigating the attempted murder of convicted gangland criminal Christy Keane in a carpark on the grounds of the U(...)

The Nissan Navara in the car park of University of Limerick where Christy Keane was shot yesterday.

The attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane in Limerick yesterday took place just weeks after gardaí expressed fears of a re-emergen(...)

Christy Keane was shot at least four times in a car park outside the UL Sports Arena.

Two handguns have been recovered by gardaí investigating the attempted murder of convicted Limerick drug dealer Christy Keane. The firearms were disco(...)

Mr Justice John Murray, who has retired from the Supreme Court. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Attorney General has lead tributes to a former chief justice, Mr Justice John Murray, on his retirement as a Supreme Court judge. Mr Justice Mur(...)

Even the examiners themselves show unnecessary sloppiness with units; question 2(b)(ii) on the maths ordinary paper 1, about the volume of the earth, fails to mention the unit of volume. Photograph:Planet Observer/Universal Images Group via Getty Images.

Leaving Cert maths paper 1 is over. The higher level paper is by far the easiest on record. Strip away the applications and what’s left is on a par wi(...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, who took a successful Equality Tribunal case against her employer, NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

All senior management staff at NUI Galway should undergo “unconscious bias training” to counteract discrimination against women, a gender equality tas(...)

‘It was not at all surprising to read that a study of the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest, just like previous studies of top chief executives, revealed their most common field of study, by some margin, was engineering.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

The tantalising headline caught my eye some weeks ago: “What degree should you study to become a billionaire? The result might surprise you.” But it w(...)

Aisling Cassidy, graduate in Visual Merchandising, at the DIT Graduate Exhibition, LIFT OFF

For some people, creative arts is more than a career choice: it’s a vocation. Visually-minded artistic types are spoilt for choice, although as many(...)

NUI Galway student Janna Luessing. Employers value science graduates because of their ability to research and analyse information, to spot patterns and trends, and present their findings in a disciplined manner
Career Guide: Science

As conspiracy theorists and fantasists would have it, climate change is a myth, evolution is a con, and vaccines will harm your children. They are wro(...)

Teacher training practice at St Patrick’s Teacher Training College, Drumcondra, Dublin
Career guide: Teaching

Whisper it: bad teachers may be on their way out. Quietly, those working in the profession acknowledge that, while there are many excellent experience(...)