The majority of courses are listed online where you can filter them by location and course. Photograph: iStock

Not everyone is going to the college course of their choice. For some, they missed out on the points they need, while others always had a further educ(...)

 Meath Street in The Liberties, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Liberties name in itself is a captivating one, and embodies the idea of freedom and a rebel or independent spirit. The neighbourhood is called suc(...)

Artist Chára Nagle in her studio.

Look carefully, and you’ll find evidence aplenty that we’re rounding into a new bout of economic prosperity: cranes puncturing the city skylines. Mich(...)

Samantha, a young asylum seeker, lives in the direct provision system. She was accepted to study in Maynooth but cannot afford the fees. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

You’ve fled war and poverty. You’ve taken your children across the sea on a rickety boat and hoped to survive. After many sleepless, hungry distressed(...)

Why would I think about repeating?Hard-working students may have fallen a few points short for the more competitive options, such as medicine, veterin(...)