Minister for Education  Joe McHugh  and President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan at the opening of the new school of education at Maynooth University. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

International recruitment agencies are offering Irish trainee teachers thousands of euro up-front to move abroad to teach in subjects such as science (...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  with Vivienne Bourke, principal of St Luke’s National School, and Tim Stapleton, principal of Tyrrelstown Educate Together, during a visit to the two schools which were closed this week over structrual concerns. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The developer at the centre of controversy over school building standards has published “certificates of completion” it received from the Department o(...)

President of NUI Galway Dr Jim Browne: the university is nearing the conclusion of a capital development plan, which has “transformed” the campus. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

The European Investment Bank is to provide €60 million towards development of the NUI Galway campus. The first ever loan to the university from Euro(...)

 Trinity College Dublin. In a statement, the college  said it regretted the letters to academics and said at no stage were they intended to influence the response of the recipients.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

One of the main producers of world university rankings has accused Trinity College Dublin (TCD) of violating its rules by influencing academics invol(...)