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Dr Tony Holohan’s comments were met with upset by many people in the age group, particularly given vaccination centres are currently only offering boosters to those over 40. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

For many young people, it’s not a white Christmas they’re dreaming of, but, rather, one in which they’re allowed to see people outside of their househ(...)

 Environmental activists participate in a protest on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, last month. Photograph: Robert PErry/EPA

The recent Cop26 global summit marked a big shift in moving away from words and rules on climate action, to “the hows” on how global warming can be ad(...)

NUI Galway has  advised students that it will be flexible in granting deferrals if they cannot come to campus for in-person exams next month. Photograph: iStock

Students at NUI Galway have strongly criticised the university for its decision to continue mass in-person exams for students this year despite growin(...)

Trinity College Dublin is one a number of universities that said it was seeking to accommodate students who might face difficulties with exams given the worsening Covid-19 situation. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students are demanding more online exams amid concerns over the safety of reopening exam halls due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Most universities ar(...)

UCD and Trinity College students, pictured outside Dublin City Council ’s offices in Wood Quay, during a protest in response to DCC chief executive, Owen Keegan’s comments about student accommodation. Photograph: Damien Eagers for The Irish Times

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has said he will not resign over comments he made in relation to student accommodation, which he admit(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan told the students’ union ‘it is not the city council’s fault that you appear to have been unaware of how the planning system works’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The chief executive of Dublin City Council has been criticised for “snide and dismissive” comments to a students’ union that raised concerns over the (...)

  USI president Claire Austick  protests with students at the Dáil   to put pressure on the Government to take urgent action over   accommodation shortages. Photograph:  Alan Betson

The Government must declare shortages of student housing and high rents an emergency as students consider deferring or dropping out of college, the Un(...)

The university has introduced a more cautious approach to reopening than many third level institutions but promised students that all courses would have an element of in-person teaching.  Photograph: iStock

Students at Trinity College Dublin are planning to protest next week over the university’s lack of on-campus lectures and reliance on remote learning.(...)

New students will have to adapt to a new environment and learning styles when they start in college. Photograph: Getty

Just like every coming-of-age movie says, the progression from school to university is a big change. For many, it means moving away from home for the(...)

Faye Murphy: “I have no additional qualification to my arts degree and here I am, a language graduate, about to begin work in the tech sector.”

I had no idea about where I saw myself in terms of a career, but I knew that I absolutely loved Irish and I thought if I stuck with what I loved then (...)

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