Crowd at Earlsfort Terrace during treaty ratification meeting. Photograph: Irish Independent newspapers

The Irish political party system owes its origins to events that happened one hundred years ago this month. The three largest parties – Sinn Féin, Fia(...)

The information in today’s list is compiled from two sources: the State Examinations Commission Leaving Cert sits list and lists provided by each of the higher-education institutions

The information published today aims to provide parents with a snapshot of information about how many students from each school in the Republic of Ire(...)

Richie Sadlier outside the Aviva Stadium in Dublin: ‘I’ve a real interest in people.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The former footballer talks about his passion for therapy, his time in football and reinvention   There’s very little the former Millwal(...)

‘If you tell me you don’t sell Heineken on draught, I’ll turn my back on you and walk away before you can even say the words ‘We have our own microbrewery’.’

There’s a few familiar faces at rugby training in Willow this afternoon – one or two Rock heads I remember from back in the day. We’re talking Graham (...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris during a visit to a pop-up vaccination clinic at Trinity College to mark college vaccination Week. Photograph: PA

A pilot project aimed at detecting Covid-19 on college campuses using antigen and other forms of rapid testing has found low levels of the virus among(...)

Eoghan Clonan has a rare illness that confines him to a wheelchair and impairs his vision. Photograph: Tom Clonan

Students with disabilities in private colleges look set to have access to State-funded supports after a change in policy. It follows controversy afte(...)

Many Leaving Cert students are still uncertain where their academic interests lie. Photograph: iStock

It may come as a surprise to many parents and students, but I often recommend that students who have secured an offer from the Central Applications Of(...)

Due to the high number of students who secured close to or over 600 points this year, many medicine applicants who met all the criteria will be disappointed. Photograph: iStock

The class of 2021 has secured record high grades, but this has, in turn, led to record CAO points. This all means that thousands of students will be d(...)

Colin Hutton: ‘It is very liberal and progressive here and you have many ways to enjoy yourself, which creates a great lifestyle’

As the Middle Eastern hub of tourism, luxury hotels and hospitality, Dubai proved too much of a lure for Dubliner Colin Hutton, who has built a career(...)

For most students, particularly at undergraduate level, colleges, universities, TUs and IoTs all serve the same broad purpose. Photograph: Getty

What’s in a name? Students working on their CAO form may be familiar with the different terms: university, technological university (TU), institute of(...)

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