Irexit would restore a measure of control over the development of our resources and the autonomy to develop them. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

We need to talk about Irexit. Seriously. If you put your head around the door of any of the innumerable meeting rooms in which all things Brexit are b(...)

The Citizens’ Assembly’s chairwoman Ms Justice Mary Laffoy said “much more work is required” to facilitate independent living in Ireland. Photograph: Maxwell’s

State spending on the care of people aged over 65 dropped by almost €1,000 per person between 2009 and 2015, the Citizens’ Assembly has heard. The a(...)

Studies show that children of older mothers have better language skills and fewer behavioural, social and emotional problems. Photograph: iStock

The bulk of medical research on pregnancy and childbirth has emphasised the importance of an expectant mother’s physical health in terms of the likely(...)

Recently compiled rankings found that, on average, female participation in top Executive MBA (EMBA)  programmes is just 28 per cent.  Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

When you think of a person with a master’s in business administration (MBA), what image springs to mind? Sharp suit? High powered job? A man? If the (...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Higher levels of education increase employability as well as salary. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Graduates within the EU considering their options are facing a rapidly improving economic environment. Just take a minute to look at the figures. Eur(...)

A conversion course can be a good option for students who want to move into a new area where they do not have previous experience. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you are considering a change in direction from your undergraduate degree a postgraduate conversion course offers the opportunity to change directio(...)

Vijay Govindarajan: “What you need to forget will help you in the future are the very things that are helping you today. What you need to forget requires having a vision of the future.”

A successful strategy for the long-term growth and prosperity of a business involves envisaging the future while forgetting the past and, at the same (...)

Next step up the career ladder: investigate the vast range of conversion courses which can focus your academic and personal skills on a specific work sector

Conversion courses offer graduates the opportunity to change direction from their undergraduate studies to focus on a new area entirely. Such a degre(...)

Naomi Cassidy: “I am really interested in marketing and that was my specialisation in my final year of the undergraduate degree”

Naomi Cassidy is studying at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in UCD “I did my undergraduate in UCD in commerce and that took three ye(...)