Bianca Doherty is originally from Cork and now lives in San Diego, where she teaches   occupational therapy on the  Master’s and Doctorate programs at the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Here, Bianca Doherty from Co Cork (...)

Empty shelves in a supermarket during Storm Emma. Photograph: Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne

“There are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy,” said the American writer Alfred Henry Lewis in a distinctly alarming piece written more than (...)

In Austria, Switzerland and Belgium, fees are usually less than €1,000 a year, while they are mostly free in Scotland, Sweden and Germany.

Almost 1,500 third-level students from Ireland in receipt of State-funded grants are studying in colleges abroad. Under the Department of Education’s(...)