The Dairy Processing Technology Centre at Teagasc will receive funding for a new cheese characterisation suite. ‘This will analyse cheese to see how well it slices, matures and so on,’ says programme manager Mark Whelan. Photograph: iStock

Technology to enable humans and robots to work together safely on production lines, a highly innovative brain imaging system, and tests for the slicin(...)

Campaigner for the homeless Fr Peter McVerry has said Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael would have to fix the housing crisis if they go into government ‘or get massacred at the next general election’. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Housing campaigner Fr Peter McVerry said he takes heart from the fact that a Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition government would have to fix the housing (...)

Taught postgraduate courses can be a continuation of your undergraduate studies or in an entirely new area.

How to differentiate between what’s on offer and, more particularly, how to ensure your course has credibility in the labour market, is a major challe(...)

Remember the course you choose this year might not necessarily reflect the career that you end up with

Not even 20, and making a decisive call on your future – or that’s the narrative young people often hear about going to college, at least. But it’s re(...)

Anyone who can speak a foreign language, particularly if they also have sales, business or IT skills, can more or less take their pick of jobs. Photograph: iStock

Some graduates can’t get out of college fast enough. They run out through the gates and into the independent adult world of rent, bills, responsibilit(...)

Climate crisis: people cool off by the Eiffel Tower in Paris in July. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

“An environmental crisis is also a health crisis” is the stark message from health professionals keen to draw sharp attention to the health impacts of(...)

Kate Stitt: “I finished up in May and have been lucky enough already to work on two short films.”
My PLC journey: Kate Stitt

“I graduated from school in 2007 before going on to do a portfolio preparation course in mixed media and design at Ballyfermot College of Further Educ(...)

Cork is home to UCC and CIT.

Select your college of interest: UCC, CIT, TCD, TU Dublin, UCD, DCU, NCAD, NUI Galway, University of Limerick, Maynooth University, Waterfor(...)

Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin housing spokesman, said housing supports now represented ‘an indefinite and ever-growing expenditure’ which could soon hit €1 billion a year.

The State is not getting value for money in return for housing subsidies worth hundreds of millions a year to the private sector, according to an inte(...)

The research paper also found that the renewable technologies are more often used by wealthy households

Households using Government grants to install solar panels and other renewable technologies do not see a reduction in their energy usage, and may end (...)

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