New legislation provides some welcome rights for “low hours” employees. But for zero-hours workers, the provisions of the Employment (Miscellaneous Pr(...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

Building diversity – including gender diversity – into the demographics of the board makes good business sense. Photograph: iStock

Effective boards create value. This applies across sectors, for organisations large and small. As the top decision-making body, the board’s role is fa(...)

Many workers in Irish organisations are silent in their workplaces out of fear of the consequences of speaking up, research indicates. File photograph: Getty Images

Silence may be a virtue but, when it comes to the workplace, silence can be more complicated and difficult to interpret. It can imply consent or accep(...)

Kevin Myers apologised and said he had ‘no career left’ and that his reputation was ‘in tatters’. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The head of an organisation that campaigns against censorship has said she is happy to have former columnist Kevin Myers - fired recently over offensi(...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Estimating pay levels for the Garda force is particularly challenging, as there are no comparable occupations in the private sector. Photograph: Alan Betson

The industrial action threatened by the Garda poses a serious threat to the Lansdowne Road agreement and efforts to contain public sector pay. Sinc(...)

You may have to search long and hard, as many scholarships and bursaries are not widely publicised or promoted

If you’re looking for funding that could make the difference between being able to pursue postgraduate study or not, the good news is there are far m(...)

Attendees at the “Limerick for IT” event try out some cool technologies, including the Oculus Rift virtual reality 3D Headset system.

The University of Limerick (UL) has been collaborating with industry, other education providers, and local authorities to help provide the skills requ(...)

When law student Sinead Davies was anointed a scholar at Trinity College in April on the basis of her second term exam results, her first reaction (...)

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