Bus Éireann: The Government is to spend an extra €384 million on boosting rural transport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Government will spend an extra €384 million on new trams, rail cars, roads and other measures to boost transport next year. Minister for Finance,(...)

Jeff Dunne is starting his second  season working on a New Zealand research base in Antarctica this month

Jeff Dunne from Bray, Co Wicklow is a base camp manager and medic at a New Zealand research base in Antarctica. He is currently preparing to lead (...)

 Dr Brendan Murphy: he was due to serve as CIT  president  until August 2019 under a five-year contract he signed in 2014. Photograph: Neil Danton

The president of Cork Institute of Technology has signalled he will step down from his position two years earlier than planned following concerns he (...)

UCC’s chaplaincy costs  €125,000 a year. Image: Google Streetview

All third-level colleges will be required to ensure State-funded chaplains are hired in line with public sector recruitment rules within the next 12 m(...)