Dr Ali Selim Dr Selim is also spokesperson for the Islamic Cultural Centre in Clonskeagh, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has claimed he was fired from his teaching post in Trinity College Dublin as a result of controversial (...)

The agreement includes compensation of an undisclosed sum.

One of five female academics who initiated action against NUI Galway over lack of promotion has reached an agreement after an initial Labour Court hea(...)

CPSU general secretary Eoin Ronayne said his members remain angry over imposition of unpaid additional hours which were not addressed in the new public service pay deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Nurses, doctors, lower-paid civil servants and university teachers have backed the proposed new public service pay deal. Members of the Irish Nurses (...)

Dr Caroline Hussey was registrar and deputy president of UCD from 1994 until her retirement in 2004. Photograph: UCD

Tributes have been paid to former University College Dublin registrar and academic Dr Caroline Hussey who has died following a short illness. A forme(...)

The Irish Federation of University Teachers’ conference heard staff numbers fell 4,500 in universities between 2008 and 2013, and  student numbers surged more than 31,000 over the same period. Photograph: Getty Images

The patience of those working in the higher education sector is at an end after experiencing years of cutbacks, the general secretary of the Irish Fed(...)

A spokeswoman for TCD, Ireland’s oldest university,  ruled out the prospect of a “Guinness Long Room” or a “Ryanair Front Square”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College in Dublin is seeking to sell the “naming rights” to part of its campus in a deal expected to generate €1 million over the first five (...)

General secretary of the Irish Federation of University Teachers Mike Jennings said funding in the sector had been decimated over recent years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

University teachers may have to close third-level colleges in the short term through strikes to ensure they survive in the longer terms, their trade u(...)

Trinity College Dublin has said it planned to commence an international recruitment campaign next month to fill assistant professorships in Children’s Literature, Medieval History, Global Politics, Midwifery and other areas. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The trade union representing university lecturers has criticised plans by Trinity College Dublin to fill 40 new academic posts through contracts outsi(...)

Eoin Ronayne, general secretary of the  CPSU said the Lansdowne Road agreement was a ‘start on the road to the full restoration of all pay and conditions’.    Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lower -paid and mid ranking civil servants as well as university teachers have voted to accept the new Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay.(...)

The executive committee of the Irish Federation of University Teachers (Ifut) will meet to decide on a recommendation for members on the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay deal at the end of  July.  File photograph: Getty Images

The trade union representing university teachers is expected to urge its members to reject the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay agreement in a forthcom(...)

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