Keep note of all important dates in the 2020 college application process. Photograph: iStock

January 20th (5.15pm): Closing date for the CAO early-bird online applications. A fee of €30 applies before this date and increases after that date to(...)

The union said under the existing two-tier pay system most school secretaries earned just €12,500 a year. File photograph: The Irish Times

Some 1,000 school secretaries are to stage a one-day strike on Friday as part of a resumed campaign of industrial action over a controversial two-tier(...)

Justice Seán Ryan said ‘it appears that the total given in the report was derived by adding the yearly figures for the population in the institutions but that did not take account of the fact that children were counted in each year of detention’. Photograph: Peter Morrison/AP

New figures indicate that the number of children who went through institutions investigated by the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse is about a q(...)

The East Tip Haulbowline Island remediation project by Cork County Council, RPS, PJ Hegarty & Sons and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has won the  Engineering Project of the Year

The transformation of the East Tip of Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour has been voted national Engineering Project of the Year for 2019. The remedia(...)

Underspending in the Department of Defence allocation would be used to offset additional expenditure required to meet the cost of Army pensions.

The Government will ask the Dáil to approve additional spending of more than €630 million for Government departments and agencies this year . Ministe(...)

The union represents about 19,000 members in second level schools, colleges of further and adult education and Institutes of Technology/Technological Universities.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Teachers are to stage a one-day strike in February in a significant escalation of the long-running campaign to end the two-tier pay system in schools.(...)

Dr Mark McCartney (centre) of Ulster University receiving the Maths Week Ireland 2019 award from Maths Week co-founders Eoin Gill and Dr Sheila Donegan.  .

Distinguished mathematician and researcher Dr Mark McCartney, who is based at Ulster University, Jordanstown, has been honoured as this year’s recipie(...)

Nearly 1,000 school secretaries withdrew from carrying out work on public service systems and databases towards the end of September. Photograph: iStock

Industrial action by school secretaries has been suspended to facilitate talks with school management bodies and the Department of Education at the W(...)

Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe at a special budget briefing for Maths Week with Paul Giurgi, Ellie Smith, Patrick Miaskowski, and Sasha Butala from 6th class, St Peter’s National School, Phibsborough, Dublin. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

A majority of parents (61 per cent) believe their child’s attitude to maths is more positive than their own when they were the same age, according to (...)

One of a series of posters issued to coincide with Maths Week 2019. Available to download at mathsweek.ie

Maths Week, October 12th-20th, will see an unprecedented number of events across the island of Ireland, and marks the 200th anniversary of the birth (...)

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