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 Microsoft Ireland has worked with Enable Ireland on a number of assistive technology projects in the past two decades. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Enable Ireland has teamed up with Microsoft Ireland to develop a new e-learning assistive technology course aimed at teachers, special needs assistant(...)

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris: ‘The potential of TUs are enormous. If you are a school-leaver, or a parent of one, consider what you would really like to do and take it from there.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

This is a really exciting time for third-level education in Ireland. We are working to create a truly unified system ensuring better access and more p(...)

The speed of recent change can be seen in that AIB was the first publicly listed company in Ireland to achieve both a gender-balanced board and executive committee. Photograph: iStock

Diversity is recognised as being good for the workplace, good for culture and ultimately good for the bottom line of companies – but sometimes it can (...)

Funding options for higher education programmes include scholarships, awards and State funding

If you’re thinking about undertaking a postgraduate degree, how you’re going to fund it will be one of your biggest considerations. However, there (...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid attributed the difficulty in meeting recruitment targets to the ‘challenging labour market environment’. Photograph: Alan Betson The Irish Times

The Health Service Executive expects to recruit only half the extra staff for which it has funding this year, due to recruitment difficulties. Budget(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid and Department of Health secretary general Robert Watt had been scheduled to appear at the committee before the first media report on a tranche of documents from a whistleblower

Health chiefs are set to be quizzed on the progress of Sláintecare reforms as well as whistleblower revelations when they appear before TDs and Senato(...)

Tens of thousands of students from Ireland have participated in the Erasmus study abroad programme since it was established 35 years ago. Photograph: iStock

It is the largest study abroad programme of its type in the world. In fact, it has been so successful that the term “Erasmus” is now the international(...)

Sting said it’s ‘absolutely essential’ his music has a ‘home where it is valued and respected’. Photograph: Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

Sting has sold his songwriting catalogue, including hits with the Police such as Every Breath You Take and Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic, and s(...)

Exactly 10 years ago this week, a 21-year-old singer from Wexford via Hackney released his debut album. He quickly became a rising star with his invig(...)

‘I was a little taken aback by [the fact] they were very proud to cast a Latina actress as Snow White, but you’re still telling the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,’ Peter Dinklage said.  Photograph: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage has taken aim at Disney for what he called its “f**king backwards” forthcoming live action adaptation of Snow Whi(...)

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