Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

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The first big house clearance auction of the new season gets under way next Saturday (August 26th) when viewing begins at “Lota”, Brighton Rd, Foxrock(...)

Walter Pfeiffer, who was born and grew up in Gerolstein, Germany,  had a deep and almost life-long love affair with Ireland

Walter Pfeiffer, who has died aged 73, was a photographer whose standards of excellence and attention to detail was applied with equal diligence to a (...)

Phil Dunne (left) and Brendan Butler from We Are Church Ireland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I denied myself three times. I stood at the altar, denounced their image of Satan and promised to raise my godchildren in the Catholic faith. These w(...)

Tom Warde, Loughrea, who was born at the mother and baby home in Tuam, and lived there until he was five. Photograph: Ray Ryan

A woman who visited the site of the Tuam mother and baby home four decades ago has recalled seeing what appeared like mineral bottles rolled up in clo(...)

The Boora Pyramid at Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly.
Family walks for Christmas
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  • December 21, 2016, 13:00

Often, I am asked my favourite season for exploring the countryside. Most expect it will be spring or autumn, but actually it’s Christmastime that doe(...)

Many ITs do not offer on-campus accommodation but are located near student villages or work with students to source other private rentals.

CARLOW INSITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY When is it open day? The Carlow Campus Open Day takes place on November 17th and Wexford Campus Open Day takes plac(...)

The GMIT  campus in Galway: it  is one of the institutes identified as  “vulnerable” and facing an immediate sustainability challenge. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There are major concerns over the future of up to 10 of the country’s 14 institutes of technology due to financial deficits and dwindling cash reserv(...)