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 Children from Glasnevin Educate Together National School in Dublin holding a  protest  to raise awareness of the urgency for positive action in addressing climate change. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Friday March 15th, 2019, will go down as a green-letter day in Ireland when a new generation of young environmentalists, energised by a lack of adult (...)

Part of crowd striking for climate change on Molesworth street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Young people across Ireland are protesting this lunchtime at 37 rallies seeking urgent action to address the growing threat of climate breakdown. The(...)

Abortion precondition runs counter to a doctor’s constitutional and human right to freedom of conscience, say bishops.

The Catholic bishops have expressed regret at pre-conditions for applicants in recent advertisements for medical posts at the National Maternity Hospi(...)

 Felicia Olusanaya moved to Ireland from Nigeria with her mum when she was 7 years old. Now 23, she works in marketing and is trying to make it as a full-time spoken word artist. Photograph: Alan Betson

Felicia Olusanya was 14 years old the first time she experienced racism in Ireland. She was leaving a youth meeting at the local church with friends w(...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

Intel has sought 10-year planning permission for an extended and revised manufacturing fabrication facility at its Leixlip plant in Co Kildare

Environmental activist Peter Sweetman has lodged an objection with Kildare County to Intel’s planned new $4 billion (€3.53bn) fabrication manufacturin(...)

Rowan Kelly (front) from Bray with other members of Climate Strike Fridays for Future, spending their thirteenth  consecutive Friday protesting about climate change outside the Dáil. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

During a talk on climate change a few years ago, secondary school pupil Conal O’Boyle heard something which jolts him still. “We were told that kids (...)

Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

Students take part in a march for the environment and the climate in Brussels. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of Irish schoolchildren are set to go on strike on Friday March 15th because of the failures of adults to address climate change. The protest(...)

University College Cork  ranked ninth-best university in the world on the UI Green Metric  sustainability index. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Sustainability has become a buzzword in universities around the world as third-level institutions write sustainability strategies and policies into th(...)

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