Dalton Philips has been appointed chief executive of  DAA for a seven-year term

Dalton Philips, the former chief executive of the supermarket chain Morrisons and Brown Thomas, has been named as the new head of DAA, the former Dubl(...)

‘If a fraction of the savings associated with falling prisoner numbers was directed towards research to inform policy, we would be better able to plan for the future.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Something strange is happening in Irish prisons. After years of extravagant growth, the numbers in custody have fallen. Statistics produced by the Iri(...)

The cost to students of on-campus accommodation has increased markedly in recent years across all seven universities, with students in Dublin universities seeing the largest rise

Ministers have appealed to homeowners to consider renting out rooms to college students to help ease a crisis in accommodation. Under the “rent-a-roo(...)

UCD, Galway, Trinity and DCU do allow overnight guests, but they must be signed in beforehand with the accommodation management. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Living in on-campus residences run by the university is one option for student accommodation, and nearly all of Ireland’s universities want to build m(...)

UCD has raised the price of on-campus rent by an average of 38 per cent since 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

The cost to students of on-campus accommodation has increased markedly in recent years across all seven universities, with students in Dublin universi(...)

It’s almost the only way left of earning a crust that you don’t have to pay tax on, and it could see you increase your income by up to €14,000 a year.(...)

Karl Picard: “I wouldn’t be able to eat during the day until 9pm when I got home because I just didn’t have any money.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Karl Picard (23) is a masters student in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) studying political communications. Last year he commuted four hours ever(...)

The parent of one student said he was shocked to find that a O6 was considered a greater academic achievement than a H7. Photograph: Getty Images

More than 25,000 college applicants have already accepted their offer of a college place. The Central Applications Office (CAO) said about half of th(...)

Screen grabs of Katie Ascough’s snaps highlighting poor student accommodation

Student union officers in University College Dublin have turned to Snapchat to expose substandard rental accommodation in Dublin city, as part of an o(...)

UCD has lost 47 beds from its student residences after the religious order leasing the rooms to the college terminated the arrangement.

University College Dublin has lost 47 beds from its student residences after the religious order leasing the rooms to the college terminated the arran(...)

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