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(...)

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(...)

The sky and emerging stars viewed near the historic O’Driscoll castle on Cape Clear during a clear evening. Photograph: Peter Cox

Cape Clear Island off west Cork is staging its first “Dark Skies” gathering for star gazers, who will benefit from a lack of polluting light from town(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Minister for Business Heather Humphreys and Minister of State for Training John Halligan at the announcement of the  investment of more than €100 million in six new SFI centres for research training.

The newly-launched Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) centres for research training programme is aimed at meeting future digital and information communi(...)

Half of Irish consumers shop online, while  38 per cent of 25-34-year-olds shop online on a weekly basis. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Cork has become the first city in Europe to launch a customer service charter for businesses in a bid to help stores improve the shopping experience a(...)

Irish chef Anna Haugh who is opening Myrtle restaurant in London in April

Myrtle in London “There is no secret investor so that makes me owner, chef, interior designer, and fire marshall wrapped into one. This is by far the(...)

Ninety companies will partner with Irish third-level institutions to create places for 700 students. Photograph: iStock

Some 90 companies are going to partner with Irish third-level colleges in running postgraduate courses and research programmes to train students in ke(...)

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