This year tens of thousands of Leaving Cert students will not complete oral and, in some cases, practical elements of their exams. Photograph: Eric Luke

Thousands of this year’s Leaving Cert students may have their results “flagged”’ to show they did not complete the oral or practical parts of their ex(...)

Universities, where 74 per cent of senior academic positions are held by men, give an implicit message to women students and early career women that they have no future in these organisations. Photograph: iStock

The purpose of the 20 posts approved under the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative created by Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O(...)

Vizlegal is designed to make it easy to quickly find, track and save judgments, cases and other legal information. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Vizlegal is extending access to its legal search and tracking platform to Irish barristers and their staff. Vizlegal is designed to make it easy to q(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris announced new rules about Garda uniform on Wednesday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Female Muslim gardaí will be permitted to wear headscarves under new rules due to be announced by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Mr Harris has sanc(...)

It has been ruled that public bodies such as the Workplace Relations Commission must have the jurisdiction not to apply a rule of Irish national law that is contrary to EU law.

Public bodies such as the Workplace Relations Commission must have the jurisdiction not to apply a rule of Irish national law that is contrary to EU l(...)

Oireachtas Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection chairman John Curran, described the presentations from representatives of former ESB, RTÉ and Bórd na Móna staff as “eye-opening”.

Thousands of retired semi-State employees are “really struggling” with small pensions and an inability to have their voices heard, an Oireachtas commi(...)

Four female NUI Galway lecturers whose gender discrimination cases against the university has been settled. They are pictured with Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

NUI Galway (NUIG) has declined to comment on the amount public money involved in settling a high-profile gender discrimination row involving the unive(...)

The four NUI Galway lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds with Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

Four female lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds are set to be promoted as part of a settlement with NUI Galway which i(...)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a special needs assistant who was told, due to serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident, she could not resume her work at a school.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a special needs assistant who was told, due to serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident, (...)

Minister with responsibility for higher education Mary Mitchell O’Connor said achieving gender equality was a key priority. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

NUI Galway, which was at the centre of a high-profile gender discrimination row, is to receive official recognition for its work to advance gender equ(...)

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