Cork Institute of Technology: it is  understood to be refusing to take on the Kerry-based institute’s debts if it merges.  Photograph: Higher Education Authority

Plans to create a new technological university for the Munster area have suffered a major setback after an international panel raised concerns over th(...)

Skillnet network manager Annette Coburn, and RebelCon  co-founder Damien Daly. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Cork is to play host to a two-day tech event that will see speakers from the tech industry address topics from software engineering and big data to cu(...)

Cork Institute of Technology

A review into the use of certain offshoot companies linked to Cork Institute of Technology has found errors in expenses claims and issues with the rep(...)

Cork Institute of Technology. Photograph: Higher Education Authority

Plans for the creation of a new technological university in the Munster area have been dealt a blow after staff at Cork Institute of Technology and IT(...)

Agriculture graduates  have a relatively high employment rate. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Agriculture is moving centre stage. Consume less meat? Grow and eat more plants? Protect the environment? These are among the most discussed and urgen(...)

A recent Higher Education Authority survey found that 64 per cent of science graduates were in employment or about to start a job within nine months of graduation. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

For secondary school students, science generally means physics, chemistry and biology. At third-level, however, science is a very broad term, and refe(...)

Quantity surveyors and building surveyors are particularly needed. Photograph: iStock

Ten years ago, the construction industry was in the throes of a catastrophic collapse. Architects, surveyors and tradespeople were emigrating en masse(...)

New Institute of Technology Tralee sports academy: facing a capital deficit of €3-€4 million and will have running costs of €50,000-€100,000. Photograph: Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus

Earlier this week politicians gathered to cut the ribbon on the Kerry Sports Academy, a gleaming new facility on the grounds of the Institute of Techn(...)

The Institute of Technology Tralee has been running operational deficits of between €1-€2 million over recent years. Image: Google Maps

Education authorities have appointed external accountants to monitor spending at the Institute of Technology Tralee amid growing concern over financia(...)

Sport for all: Leinster rugby player Joe Tomane at the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camp at Energia Park in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

All summer long, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday months. R(...)

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