Students Ciaran Horan, Travis Fitzgerald, Addul Hajji, Kristian Hudson and Paul Cross from St Pauls CBS Secondary School Brunswick Street Dublin take a look at the report. Photograph:  David Sleator

Thirteen recommendations on the future of post-primary schooling have been proposed by a joint forum of educationalists, parent groups and teac(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly: “I’m not prepared to cut the service anymore. People need their service and I believe that they have a right to expect a certain level of service — so the cost of the service is what has to be addressed.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Pay cuts for workers in the health service will be necessary to allow the Department of Health to remain within budget for 2013, following the (...)

Co-editors of the College Tribune at UCD, left, James Grannell and Cathal O'Gara. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
My Education Week

Tuesday I need as much nudging as possible to get out of bed. This morning I only hit snooze four times: a new record. I take my phone off pilot-(...)

Jeroen Dijsselbloem: president of the eurogroup, in his alma mater UCC yesterday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Standing in the 19th-century Aula Maxima hall in University College Cork, Jeroen Dijsselbloem is in reminiscent mode. “This wonderful hall I’ve(...)

Only 40 per cent of emigrants expect to return to Ireland at some stage and just 21 per cent of those who had emigrated expect to return within three years, a survey has found.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Only 40 per cent of the present generation of Irish emigrants intend to return to Ireland, according to new research. The feelings of ne(...)

Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has been awarded a green flag for the quality of its environment as part of An Taisce’s Green-Campus programme. This fol(...)

Bobby Buckley was a well-known Kerry footballer in the 1950s who made a major impact in education, sport and cultural circles in Kerry, Cork an(...)

Elena Martin would not be living near the Alaskan border, far away from family and friends, and experiencing minus 40 degrees, unless she had t(...)

Declan Kidney talks to his team in a huddle before the Scotland game at the Aviva Stadium in March 2012. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ultimately, Declan Kidney ran out of the most important commodity for any coach – luck. Never in the history of the Six Nation(...)

Declan Kidney’s five-year reign as Ireland manager has ended. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) today announced that it will not be offering a new contract to Declan Kidney after his current agreement (...)