Fiona Nevin from Kildare with her metalwork jewellery creation at the NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The creation of a new “university of creative arts” from the merger of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and the Dún Laoghaire Institute o(...)

Ola Majekodunmi is finishing her final year in English, Media and Cultural Studies at the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Ola Majekodunmi’s fluency in the Irish language started with the delivery of a flyer through the door of her family home. She was just seven months o(...)

Site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What do we do with Ireland’s institutional history? After the reports are issued, and the apologies made, how should Irish society and culture incorpo(...)

More than €2 billion will go towards expanding institutes of technology and part-funding ambitious developments in the university sector.

Plans to expand universities and institutes of technology to meet growing student numbers forms a key part of the Government’s 10 year National Develo(...)

A file image showing a garda outside the house on South Circular Road where 25-year-old  Leo Carolan died. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A student has pleaded guilty to the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a Dublin flat in October, 2016. Charles Cleary (24), of no fixed abo(...)

With campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, Griffith College is our oldest  private college

RCSI When is open day? January 4th, 2018 Located just off St Stephen’s Green, in one of the busiest spots in Dublin, the faculty of medicine and h(...)

Leaving cert diary: Coláiste Éinde Galway Leaving Certificate students, from left:  Muireann O’Reilly, Evan Murphy, Ciara Kilbane, Lauren Conway, Osas Aghabueze-Ayo and Tom Crumlish. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The last two years have been a long slog for the thousands of Leaving Cert students who picked up their results earlier this month. But for most of ou(...)

Students on UCD’s campus: Overall non-progression rates of 15 per cent compare favourably to international rates. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One in six third-level students – or 6,200 a year – are dropping out of their college courses during their first year, according to the latest officia(...)

Bassam Al-Sabah: “When I was a child I didn’t understand that war was a violent thing because I equated it to what we saw in cartoons.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bassam Al-Sabah’s Dublin studio is littered with an array of sketches, photographs, paintbrushes and small cardboard objects. As the final rays of wi(...)

’The vibe of a campus is hugely influenced by its location.’ Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The Leaving Cert is tough and, on top of it all, students have the pressure of choosing a college course. In the midst of the focus on careers, it is (...)

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