Prof Stephen Cusack. Photograph: Stephen Cusack/Twitter

A male 16-year-old has been arrested over an alleged assault in Dublin which left the son of a well-known medical professor with ‘catastrophic’ injuri(...)

Before you select a course find out if  there are opportunities for international exchange, internships and work placements. Photograph: Getty Images

DCU and the Kemmy Business School at UL have developed a reputation for delivering particularly innovative business courses. Trinity’s business econ(...)

Photograph: Getty Images

Why bother with a business course at all? Students looking at their CAO forms between now and June might well wonder what it will do for their profess(...)

The winners of the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2016. This year’s awards ceremony was gradireland’s biggest to-date. Photograph: Paul Kelly

When it began 10 years ago, Gradireland received less than 20 submissions for its awards ceremony. A decade later, it’s a sold-out event with more (...)

James Connolly addressing a meeting of about 8,000 people in Union Square, Manhattan, New York City on May Day, 1908. Photograph: Library of Congress

The death of James Connolly in the 1916 Easter Rising was an incalculable loss to Irish socialism as he was succeeded by a labour leadership that was(...)

Castletreasure in Douglas: the 52 acres are zoned for a “medium A” residential development

One of the best residential sites to come on the Cork market in years is included in the forthcoming sale of a portfolio of prime sites which should m(...)

Ireland’s huge livestock population means about a third of its greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture

Cattle eat grass and emit tonnes of greenhouse gases, making it difficult for Ireland to meet its international climate-change commitments. However(...)

Gabriel Doherty of the School of History at UCC said that there has been an unfortunate tendency to take individual sentences, phrases and concepts from the Proclamation out of the text and interpret them as representative of the whole document. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Easter Rising Proclamation should be considered in its entirety and not parsed into its constituent parts if it is to be viewed as the foundationa(...)

‘Looking back now, the Leaving Cert exams were very predictable. But at the time it was the be-all, end-all that was going to decide my future. Now when I think about it, so many people in my [law] class came in through different access routes; it is not the only way to get into college.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Michael McGrath (19), attended Presentation Brothers College, Cork; now studying European Studies at Trinity College Dublin “I didn’t put myself under(...)

Munster’s Johnny Holland kicks a penalty against Edinburgh:  “I was happy with my performance and it does give you the impetus to drive on.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In a season where dark clouds have gathered over Munster, one ray of light over the last month has been Johnny Holland. The late developing 24-year-(...)