President of NUI Galway Dr Jim Browne: the university is nearing the conclusion of a capital development plan, which has “transformed” the campus. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

The European Investment Bank is to provide €60 million towards development of the NUI Galway campus. The first ever loan to the university from Euro(...)

Dermot McCarthy, Teagasc, presenting the award for Agrifood to Jack O’Connor and Declan O’Connor from BHSL. Photograoh: Conor McCabe Photography

A pioneering antimicrobial coating that kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bugs such as MRSA, has earned young Dublin company Kastus the overall Innovati(...)

As a third-level student you will have time to explore many areas of interest. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Starting college for the first time might seem like a challenge. Even some of the smaller colleges will have thousands more students than your seconda(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

Trinity student Lily Brennan (22) who is unable to find accommodation and is living on friend’s couches. Photograph: Jack Power

Students unable to find rental accommodation have been left sleeping on friend’s couches and staying in tourist hostels in Dublin as the college term (...)

Dr Jesus Frias, academic leader, Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute, DIT (left), with Minister of State at the Department of Education with special responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell-O’Connor; Aidan Crowe, operations director at Diageo’s St James’s Gate Brewery, and Tommy Keane, production director at Irish Distillers (right),  at the launch of the  BSc in Brewing and Distilling at DIT Grangegorman. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Mark Hilliard Ireland’s future brewers and distillers may well arrive with academic qualifications following the launch of a new degree programme at(...)

James Kennedy and Kastus founder John Browne: the firm’s antimicrobial spray coating can be applied to glass and ceramics during or after manufacture or added to plastics and paint.

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are fast becoming one of the biggest threats to human health globally. The bugs, which include familiar names such as M(...)

A wreck of a market - a post-crash ghost estate

For Ann, it was a bunk in a hostel or the loss of a new, permanent job. That was her choice. She has spent weeks looking for a place to rent in Dubl(...)

There are many options available to students who failed to get their desired number of points. Photograph: Alan Betson

My son wanted to do commerce in UCD but has fallen short on the points. Are there other level 7 courses (PLCs/other colleges) that he should explore s(...)

The Iveagh Markets site in Dublin .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A faded manila file sits on my desk. It contains a Dublin Corporation report on the Iveagh Markets dated 14th February 1992. It states that the “resto(...)