There has been a “very deliberate policy on the part of the State of increasing the number of people with doctoral education”, says the Higher Education Authority. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of people in Ireland with doctorates has doubled in the past 10 years, in line with State policy to improve the country’s research credenti(...)

A new safety app is being made available to students and staff at Dublin City University. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City University is to provide around-the-clock emergency supports to staff and students through a new safety app, which links users with the co(...)

Knockdrin Castle, Co Westmeath

The Westmeath family home of former DCU president Ferdinand von Prondzynski has been placed for sale on the international market seeking €13.5 million(...)

NUI Galway borrowed €60 million from the European Investment Bank for student residences and a new building for the college of medicine, nursing and health sciences.

Just last month NUI Galway was the latest university to benefit from a €60 million loan to help transform its campus. The money from the European Inv(...)

Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre director Prof Jim McLaughlin and Prof Gordon Wallace from the University of Wollongong in Australia at the launch of Ulster University’s Health Technology Research Hub. Photograph: Paul Moane/Aurora

Devices to monitor people for the warning signs of heart failure while people are in their own homes, novel new vital-signs measurement devices, and t(...)

Hampton Wood Square in Finglas: within walking distance of Ikea between junctions 4 and 5 of the M50

Two blocks of newly built apartments at Hampton Wood Square in Dublin’s northside suburb of Finglas are expected to appeal mainly to overseas investm(...)

A woman wearing a mask reacts at her garden which is located next to the chimneys of a coal-fired power plant in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China. Photograph: Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon

This newspaper recently highlighted the findings of the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health. The commission pointed to the serious health burden(...)

The man got into difficulty while swimming in the Maldives. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish man who drowned in the Maldives while on his honeymoon has been named as 30 year old Andrew Roddy. Mr Roddy, who was from Killester in north(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton met Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill  at George Best Belfast City Airport

The Government believes that Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, was ready to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to re(...)

Bill Clinton speaking at DCU, where he was conferred with an honorary doctorate. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bill Clinton has warned that the rise of nationalism and tribalism across the world threatens to undo achievements such as the Belfast Agreement. The(...)

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