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Conall McGonagle: “What’s amazing in New York is the scale and the speed of things.”

Moving to a new city to start a new job might look glamorous. However, very often career moves come at a price, especially if there are partners and c(...)

The  Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit combing the shore for clues  on the shore in Galway Bay. Photograph: Sean Green, OMCSU

When mobile phones rang looking for help in south Galway’s Oranmore just over two years ago, Mike Cummins was one of many who said “yes”. An NUI Galwa(...)

Last week’s provisional CAO figures show an increase in the numbers applying to study undergraduate teacher training courses.

The number of students applying for postgraduate teaching courses has increased amid concerns of a “crisis” in teacher supply. There has been a stead(...)

Mick Torrans: ‘While my course in Maynooth was full-time, it was only two days every two weeks, meaning I could work at the same time’

The postgraduate experience is very different from the early college years. Fourth-level students tend to be much less involved in college life - espe(...)

Cormac Tierney: Architecture is quite vocational in that sense and you do it for the love and romance of building and design, not to get an easy pay day

Cormac Tierney (22) graduated from a three-year BSc in architecture degree at UCD in 2017. He took a year out to see if he enjoyed the professional si(...)

UCD offers an MA in Irish Folklore & Ethnology which includes archive work.

UCD’s Top five courses MSc in Actuarial Science MSc in Sports Physiotherapy Master of Business Administration MSc in Behavioural Economics MSc F(...)

Orla Donagher: ‘There are number of third-level institutions which run a Master’s in Professional Education’

2018 is Bliain na Gaeilge. It is a year in which the Irish language will be celebrated across the country and beyond. Recent years have seen an increa(...)

The Government last year provided a special derogation from public sector pay restrictions to help universities hire world-leading researchers on salaries of up to €250,000.

Universities have received Government approval to recruit top academics on salaries of up to €337,000 a year. Under public sector pay rules, salaries(...)

A view of the ‘Rally for Life’ march held in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The people of Ireland have been asked to “stand in the gap” for mothers and babies by preventing the liberalisation of the State’s abortion laws. The(...)

Prof Eilionóir Flynn, director of NUIG’s Centre for Disability Law and Policy, expressed serious concern about the lack of awareness of the position of people with disabilities in the current debate.

A North American expert on abortion law has paid tribute to the Government’s “democratic lawmaking” in opting to hold a referendum on the Eighth Amend(...)

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