As minister for education in the late 1960s, Donogh O’Malley opened up secondary education to all Irish people. Photograph: Eddie Kelly / The Irish Times

Every now and then, an opportunity arises for a country to fundamentally reset expectations. One example was former minister for education Donogh O’Ma(...)

If an effective vaccine materialises, all changes; but no one can assume vaccination will save us.   Illustration:  Frank Bienewald/ Getty Images

What does the statistic of zero new deaths reported on Monday mean for Ireland? If Ireland avoids a second coronavirus peak, Monday, May 25th, 2020 wi(...)

All students due to check out or who have already left would be contacted by   to make arrangements for refunds, a UL spokeswoman said.

Students who vacated on-campus accommodation at the University of Limerick when the Covid-19 pandemic hit are to receive more than €3.4 million in ren(...)

David Cronin, the chief executive of the Ireland Funds has stepped down and has been replaced by Caitriona Fottrell, The Irish Times understands.

The chief executive of the Ireland Funds has stepped down and has been replaced by Caitriona Fottrell, The Irish Times understands. David Cronin was (...)

Students on the UCD campus before the pandemic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most Irish universities are planning to limit access to campus to a few days a week for students and replace most lectures with online tuition in the (...)

University of Limerick. Image: Google Street View

University of Limerick’s governing body has recommended that its students living in campus accommodation should be refunded because of the Covid-19 pa(...)

 Des  Fitzgerald who will step down as president of the University of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

University of Limerick president Dr Des Fitzgerald is to step down from the role after just three years in charge because of personal health concerns (...)

Micro and small nonprofit outfits of various kinds could face a fundraising shortfall of €380 million. Photograph: iStock

Small and medium-sized charities are facing funding losses of €1.5 billion this year because of Covid-19, according to a data analytics company specia(...)

The Covid Alliance imported the raw materials for lysis buffer into the country last month as reagent shortages held back the State’s testing programme

A group of biopharma companies, working with academics and individuals in the sector, has manufactured enough of a key component used in Covid-19 test(...)

University of Limerick Hospital Group and the South Southwest Hospital Group face 'significant' infection control risks if there is a further surge. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Immediate” action is needed to mitigate the risk of infection spreading in several hospitals around the country in the context of Covid-19, the State(...)

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