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Some students are looking to Europe due to high entry requirements for many disciplines in Ireland. Photogragh: iStock

Today (Monday) at 5.15pm marks closure of the Central Applications Office (CAO) discounted online applications process, while the normal closing date (...)

Last month, Fáilte Ireland awarded Belmullet a € 500,000 grant to help improve its tourist offering. Photograph: Eamon O Boyle

Belmullet in Co Mayo, which has seen an increase in the number of tourists since it was included on the Wild Atlantic Way, wants to become Ireland’s “(...)

 Aidan and Marina Murphy with their daughter Anna, aged 4 at their home in Ballinrobe, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

They say that moving house is near the top of the leader board when it comes to stressful events – so most people try to keep it to a minimum. But Ma(...)

Phillip Cahill is originally from Salthill in Galway, but now lives in Wales, where he staffs an ambulance rapid response car

Each week - even on Christmas week - Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, we spoke Ph(...)

The family of Vincent Maher (29), who was found dead in his apartment in Finglas in January 2014 after being badly beaten, said they continue to search for answers about his death. Photograph: RTÉ

The families of two men who were murdered in separate incidents more than five years ago have appealed to the public for information about their death(...)

The first four areas to be serviced  will be the areas around the cities of Limerick, Kilkenny and Galway, and around Carrigaline, south of Cork city.

The first 35 areas to be served with high-speed broadband under the National Broadband Plan have been revealed at a private industry meeting. The loc(...)

PEL Waste Reduction Equipment founder and chief executive Tommy Griffith: “Waste is always an issue.”

Climate change was not on the agenda when Tommy Griffith set up his waste engineering business in 2004. His early glass crushers were designed as much(...)

Minister of State for Immigration David Stanton said State-owned land could be used to provide direct-provision accommodation for the growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.

Vacated barracks and defence forces accommodation could be used to house asylum seekers in the future, the Department of Justice has confirmed. The(...)

The High Court has granted a man leave to challenge planning permission for a chicken farm in Co Mayo.

The High Court has granted a man leave to challenge planning permission for a chicken farm in Co Mayo. Michael O’Connor, of Brownhall, Balla, Castle(...)

In an unprecedented development, nine former ministers with experience of drug policy – Alex White,Aodhán Ó Ríordán, Roisín Shortall, John Curran, Chris Flood and Pat Carey – called on Government to restore confidence in the national drugs strategy. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

Legislation, investment and work by the Road Safety Authority and the Garda Síochána last year helped to reduce the number of people killed on our roa(...)

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