A setion of the crowd at the public meeting in Portmarnock. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD John Lahart realised that there was trouble ahead for the BusConnects reform plan when he started getting an unusually high number of e(...)

Beaghmore Stone Circles in Co Tyrone, a few miles northwest of Cookstown. Photograph: Ken Williams

Less than 100 years ago, dark skies dominated Ireland. For millennia, the stars guided farmers and helped form our earliest mythologies, while the cyc(...)

Martin Keating: “Further education can be a great stepping stone into college, or a worthwhile education in its own right.”

Close, but not quite there. The past few days would have been a tough time for students who missed out on their CAO choice. But there are many student(...)

E.coli bug: up to August 14th there were 320 VTEC “notifications” in Ireland.

Health authorities have failed to find the source of the E. coli infection responsible for one of the worst food poisoning outbreaks ever experienced(...)

And you thought your first day of secondary school was scary. Starting in college is a whole new world: yes, you’re independent, but you’re also respo(...)

Gareth Sheridan, chief executive and founder of Nutriband, developed the idea for Nutriband while completing his thesis as a business and management student at Dublin Institute of Technology

A fast-growing pharmaceutical company, established by Irishman Gareth Sheridan and closely linked to former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher, has(...)

Tayan Gaedi at the Countess Markievicz Statue on Townsend Street, Dublin 2: “I tell people now I’m Irish-Kurdish.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When most of us reflect on our early childhood years, our memories tend to be blurry and almost dream-like. For Tayan Gaedi, the experience of crossin(...)

Patrick Atkinson: “The Americans are brilliant at not wasting a recession, they knew this was cyclical and they’d been through it.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“How do you feel about moving home,” a head hunter asked Patrick Atkinson over the phone in 2015. The marketing executive had spent just more than 10 (...)

 Taoiseach  Leo Varadkar, Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe pictured at DIT’s Grangegorman campus on Tuesday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The State’s first technological university - based on the merger of Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IT Tallaght and IT Blanchardstown - is set t(...)

An artist’s impression of DIT’s new Grangegorman campus	, which is set to become the State’s first technological university

The State’s first technological university is set to be announced later this week based on the merger of Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IT Tall(...)

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