University of Limerick: report found that the university had the highest proportion of full-time lecturer posts  (33 per cent), followed by DCU (27 per cent) and TCD (26 per cent). Photograph:  Press 22

A Government-commissioned report has acknowledged the reliance of some colleges and universities on precarious and zero-hour contracts for employing (...)

 Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Plans to merge institutes of technology into new technological universities are likely to cost well more than €45 million, new figures show. The mov(...)

Letterkenny IT: The highest proportion of new entrants in receipt of a grant is at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

New figures on third level entrants shows a strong differences in income across different third level institutions. A study by the Higher Education Au(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Plans to merge three institutes of technology in Connacht and Ulster to form a technological university have cleared their first hurdle. Minister for (...)

            This year we have changed the categories slightly and added etailers and market stalls. We’re also mi(...)

Maria Doherty, who only joined the company last week,  entered with the syndicate with work colleagues from the insurance services team at Forward Emphasis a customer services centre based in Malinhead , Co Donegal who won the jackpot.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Several of the Donegal Lotto syndicate winners thought they were being “wound-up” when they were told they had scooped €4.8 million last Wednesday.Cel(...)

Google will be bringing the Google Juice Bar to Derry tomorrow, a series of free seminars and workshops as part of their drive to empower  entrepreneurs  to get the most out of their digital marketing and boost online presence.

Virtual friends, as Facebook’s latest statistics show – on average it has 829 million daily active users – are everywhere, but how many of them would (...)

Trinity College Dublin:  got ‘A’ grades under the headings of citation rate, number of publications, top-cited papers and international joint  publications

Several institutes of technology have outperformed Irish universities in areas such as innovation and industry collaboration, a new EU-sponsored ranki(...)

Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, presents the new international university ranking U-Multirank at the EU commission headquarters in Brussels today.Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/ EPA

Irish higher education institutions have received top marks across a range of headings in a new EU-sponsored university ranking.U-Multirank, which was(...)

If I could change one aspect of higher education it would be a better “handshake” between second and third-level education. This would help us (...)

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