Micheal Martin at the launch of the Fianna Fail general election manifestoPhotograph: Lensmen/PA Wire

Fianna Fáil has stepped back from plans to introduce income-contingent loans to help meet the cost of third level education. Speaking on Thursday, a (...)

The USI has called for the introduction of laws that ensure access to abortion. Archive photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Union of Students in Ireland has issued a call on the State’s political parties to make a public commitment on holding a referendum on repealing t(...)

In recent years postgraduate qualifications have become an increasingly standard entry route for many careers. Photograph: Getty Images

Over 2,000 people are expected to attend the National Further Study Fair at Dublin’s RDS on Wednesday where advice on the best route to employment thr(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is calling on students who have not yet registered to vote to do so before it is too late for the upcoming gene(...)

The university will also host a live post-debate analysis show capturing commentator’s reactions which will be broadcast from campus directly after the debate. Photograph: Press 22

The University of Limerick will host the first ever RTE general election TV debate to be held outside Dublin. The event will be broadcast live from (...)

Some 30,000 ‘Say Something’ cards  will be delivered to students’ unions across the country over the coming weeks. Photograph: Getty Images

The Union of Students in Ireland has launched an initiative encouraging students to report incidents of sex assaults in the country’s third level inst(...)

Trinity College Dublin. File photograph: Frank Miller

Trinity College Dublin is to discuss controversial plans for the introduction of mandatory classes on sexual consent for new students with the college(...)

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

Protestors occupying historical buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The group occupying the site of the proposed Easter Rising Interpretive Centre on Dublin’s Moore Street have said that they will be there until their (...)

Spokesman for the Save Moore Street group Damien Farrell.

Buildings at the centre of a protest in Dublin were in ruins prior to the 1916 Easter Rising and “are not historically significant,” the Department of(...)