US sailors in Cobh

Descendants of two of the most significant figures in the conflict at sea during the first World War are among those scheduled to speak at a conferenc(...)

The GMIT  campus in Galway: it  is one of the institutes identified as  “vulnerable” and facing an immediate sustainability challenge. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There are major concerns over the future of up to 10 of the country’s 14 institutes of technology due to financial deficits and dwindling cash reserv(...)

CIT lecturer Susan Flannery says the sector is trying to balance reduced funding and growing demand.  Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney

It’s the little things, says Susan Flannery. There’s the broken overhead projector. Or the photocopier which rarely seems to have paper. Or the slugg(...)

From January next year all mariners will be required to have completed a programme of refresher training courses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A dispute between the National Maritime College of Ireland and marine authorities is putting the livelihoods of up to 400 seafarers and over 20 lectu(...)

The Port of Cork has unveiled plans for a €100 million development of Ringaskiddy, in Cork harbour, which it hopes will enable the port to fulfil its (...)

The €15 million Beaufort laboratory will house a national ocean energy test facility

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is due to turn the sod today on an international “centre of excellence” for maritime research in Cork harbour.The €15 million Bea(...)