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,(...)

Kevin Wall on Swan River in Perth, Western Australia.

A stringent English language test is delaying or denying many Irish people from getting Australian citizenship. The test difficulty got national expo(...)

In Kilkenny, CipherTechs, the privately held information security services provider headquartered in New York, will establish its EMEA headquarters creating 36 new jobs over five years at its security operations centre. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times)

The south east got a boost Monday when close to 300 jobs were announced for the region, as the Government launched its Action Plan for Jobs for the r(...)

Waterford Institute Of Technology president Prof Willie Donnelly said the institute is fully committed to providing leadership in the delivery of the new university. Photograph: Patrick Browne/WIT

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has agreed to reopen talks with IT Carlow on a possible merger to get the bid for a technological university i(...)

Gold medal winner in restaurant service  Alina Sile with  mentor Ray Cullen from Waterford Institute of Technology

A group of Ireland’s top young apprentices gave up their summers to train for the WorldSkills Competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last week, and it paid(...)

Dannii Curtis of UCD Students’ Union: ‘Digs are becoming popular again’

The student housing crisis: it’s always a news mainstay at this time of year. But these days it’s becoming harder for anyone to find a home, as stu(...)

Trinity College Dublin

When students who got college offers from the CAO this morning chose their Leaving Cert subjects and levels in early 2013, and made their final cou(...)

Sophie Reid after getting her Leaving Cert results at Kilkenny College last week. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Nervous Leaving Cert students have been able to access their college offers since early this morning. A total of 52,028 students will receive round(...)

Checking up: You can access the marking schemes for every paper and see how they were applied in your case. Script viewing is in schools on Friday evening, August 28th, and all day Saturday 29th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Since the release of the Leaving Cert results, students’ and parents’ questions have poured into the Irish Times helpdesk. Anxiety over whether the s(...)

‘Any merger is a chancy and costly business.’ Photograph: Getty Images

On July 27th, the Department of Education published a report from Michael Kelly, a well-respected public servant, on the proposed merger between Water(...)