(Left to right) Julia Tereno (NUI Galway), Sarah Gallagher (DCU), Press Council chairman Seán Donlon, Muireann Duffy (University of Limerick) and Janice Furphy (Coláiste Dhúlaigh) were commended at the Press Council of Ireland’s annual student busary awards. Photograph: Photocall Ireland.

A student journalist has been awarded a Press Council bursary for a series of articles on how cancer patients are treated in Ireland. Muireann Duffy(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe delivered a budget that prompted “little cribbing and moaning . . . more a general air of acceptance.  Photograph: Tom Honan

Once the dust settled after Tuesday’s solemn budget, what was most remarkable was, in fact, just how quickly that dust settled. There was little crib(...)

Waves crash agains the sea wall in Lahinch, Co Clare as thousands of homes and businesses were left without power as Storm Lorenzo passed across Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The twitter response to Met Éireann’s recent forecasting around Storm Lorenzo encapsulated much of our views of weather forecasting in general. There (...)

Sisters Linda Jones and Jane Gantley were diagnosed with breast cancer within a year of each other. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Take each day as it comes and take all the support you can get,” advises Jane Gantley, who is recovering from the breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy(...)

Japanese  breakfast dishes can include  white rice, grilled fish, boiled egg, miso soup, natto, other side dishes. Photograph: iStock

When the Irish rugby team were preparing to travel to Japan for the World Cup, they called on Irishwoman Fiona Uyema, an expert that country’s culture(...)

Lee Jordan: “Networking is key! The level of knowledge surrounding you on a daily basis is mind-blowing but you can’t utilise this without knowing who’s who.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

What/where did you study, and when did you graduate? Starting college in 2014, I studied business studies in Dublin City University. In my final year(...)

Online advertising has become all-pervasive over the past decade but until last year the giant tech companies were not held accountable for implementing the basic standards of accountability that applies to advertising in the traditional media. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

A detailed analysis of online political advertising in Ireland during the recent European elections has thrown up worrying issues about voter manipula(...)

Jim Miley, director general of the Irish Universities Association:  ‘The funding problem will get considerably worse unless there’s a significant step-up in investment.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Irish universities have warned an Oireachtas committee that financial problems facing the third level sector will get “considerably worse” unless ther(...)

Trinity College Dublin tumbled more than 40 places to 164th place in the latest set of world university rankings. Photograph: iStock

Just one of more than 400 recently announced European research grants has been awarded to Ireland prompting calls for an overhaul in how the Governmen(...)

Met Éireann’s Evelyn Cusack, right, head of forecasting, and Seamus Walsh, head of climatology and observations, launching the project at DCU

If you live near a body of fresh water in Dublin – be it a lake, river, stream, canal or pond – then Dublin City University’s Water Institute is looki(...)

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