Decisions, decisions - you still have time. Photograph: iStock

Who decided to follow the intense pressure of the Leaving Cert with a few weeks to finalise your college application? The timing, frankly, sucks. But (...)

Joanne Chester: able to get full access to her third-level education at Maynooth University, but once she graduated she felt out on her own again

Emma Nolan got fed up of employers in Ireland turning her down for every job she applied for. One of those jobs was at a gym, as she has a qualificati(...)

Ger O’Donovan, principal of St Mary’s on the Hill national school, Knocknaheeny, Cork City. A major barrier facing Deis schools, he says, is their reliance on over-stretched public services for assessments. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

It’s a short distance from Knocknaheeny on Cork’s northside to the gates of University College Cork. But it’s a route that crosses some of the deepest(...)

Powerscourt House will be a topic in the forthcoming conference at Maynooth University

“How American plutocratic agents scoured Irish country houses like vultures around decaying carcasses in the 1920s” and “How important Irish art colle(...)

DCU’s support services were  singled out by the review team for helping to boost leadership and life-skills among students. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Concern over the lack of training for doctoral students who are given teaching roles has been flagged in a new review of Dublin City University by the(...)

Figures show more than 560 passengers made formal complaints last year about intimidation, vandalism, assault, begging and theft on Irish Rail services

Over the weekend we covered a story from a woman who experienced harassment and antisocial behaviour on Irish Rail. Sarah-Jane Murphy was surrounded (...)

Irish mothers can play a crucial role in helping to put their children on a career path. Photograph: iStock

My son should be asking you this, but I am still waiting for him to grow up (fingers crossed). He did his Leaving last year and got 315 points. He’s a(...)

Aisling Geraghty at an Irish Times charity book sale: ‘What I learned in theory in college I now see in a new way as it put flesh on the bones of what the real working world is like in a daily newspaper.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

I graduated from Maynooth University with a degree in media studies and English in September, 2018. For me, the transition from student life to workin(...)

‘This is a time when you explore your options, whether in different sectors or moving overseas.’ Photograph: iStockphoto

Welcome to the big bad world! It sucks but you’re going to love it – hopefully. Some students will be dragged from college kicking and screaming, bu(...)

The save Moore Street campaign joins hands to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arms Around Moore Street protest. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A survey of terraced houses in Moore Street associated with the Easter Rising has shown most of the buildings were not there in 1916. The Government (...)

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