The University of Limerick issued High Court proceedings against the Limerick Leader after it published details of allegations of financial mismanagement.

The chief executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Tom Boland is to travel to Limerick on Tuesday to meet a “whistleblower” who has made alle(...)

High hopes: millennials with an engineering degree may think they will be on a major project straight away. Photograph: Thinkstock

They are the last of the “millennials”, the generation born between the late 1970s and mid-1990s. They emerge from college with expectation, ho(...)

The gap between Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) has narrowed to just 16 places in the latest Times Higher Educatio(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Primary Care and Social Care Kathleen Lynch  at a briefing  on health projects in the capital plan at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Government is to spend more than €3 billion over the next six years on building new hospitals, developing community nursing units for older peo(...)

Helena Wood, far left, of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; Tanya Massey; Ronan Timmins; and leader of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Mia Cooper at the launch of this year’s Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards

NUI Galway’s reputation has suffered somewhat from recent gender equality controversies, but it’s promising to turn a new leaf. More precisely,(...)

US tourists at Lough Tay, Co Wicklow. Economic growth in key markets such as the US and a favourable dollar exchange rate are benefitting Irish tourism

Signs that this year is set to be a record year for tourism have prompted industry figures to call on the Government to set more ambitious targets for(...)

Where’s Willie? is doing the rounds of colleges and universities this month as part of Ógra’s national recruitment drive. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ógra Fianna Fáil is experiencing a surge in applications for membership, thanks to a cartoon version of Willie O’Dea. The party’s youth wing ha(...)

In the latest QS rankings University of Limerick went up from the 501-550 bracket to 471-480. File photograph: Press 22

University of Limerick (UL) says it will boost its international student cohort by 60 per cent in the next five years in an ambitious plan to climb fu(...)

The president of UL, Professor Don Barry, has dismissed as untrue claims that two staff members who raised concerns about alleged irregularities in expenses payments to staff at the institution, were offered ‘hush money’. Photograph: Alan Place/Fusionshooters

The president of the University of Limerick has dismissed as untrue claims that two staff members who raised concerns about alleged irregularities in (...)

Terms and conditions of staff working in the community and voluntary sectors and funded by State grant aid should be placed on a par with those in the(...)