Accounts for the seven universities represented by the Irish Universities Association show they earn about €70 million a year renting out rooms to students. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Third-level colleges have emptied for the summer but their managements are already grappling with how they will conduct a new academic year in the sha(...)

The founders of Prolego Scientific Belinda Hernández, Andrew Parnell and Mahdi Amina. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A start-up offering artificial intelligence solutions used to improve the accuracy of genetic tests has won University College Dublin’s start-up of th(...)