Many hospital operating theatres will be affected by the strike by healthcare assistants, chefs, porters, lab aides and other support staff

There is expected to be significant disruption in nearly 40 hospitals across the country today as a result of a 24-hour strike by 10,000 health servic(...)

Prof Stephen Kinsella of University of Limerick says “The appropriate time to consider changes to the fiscal architecture of the State is now, while these risks are, as yet, unrealised.”

Ireland risks the return of “dramatic” cuts to public expenditure seen during the recession if State spending increases continue as projected, an Oire(...)

“If Brexit ever happens, it will leave Ireland as the European Union’s only officially English-speaking country. Or maybe not.” iStock

When my local supermarket changed ATMs recently, the new machine featured an interesting reflection of the modern Irish economy. Among the six languag(...)

University College Dublin climbed eight places to 185th in the latest QS World University Rankings. File photograph: Alan Betson

Irish universities show little sign of reversing their decade-long decline in new global rankings. The latest QS World University Rankings show Trini(...)

Myths that migrants spread diseases or that migration is bad for public health were dismissed recently at a special seminar at the graduate entry medi(...)

<USTEMPLATES>The collaboration emerged following an EU-wide call to reduce carbon emissions associated with aviation. Photograph: Getty Images

An initiative to develop biofuel in Ireland suitable for use in aviation has been announced by the University of Limerick and a Dutch company which is(...)

Xinxin Xiao: ‘Health is an eternal theme of mankind’

Congratulations on winning the Royal Irish Academy’s Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize for your PhD – what was that project about? Thank you. My PhD (...)

The industry needs skills in a range of areas including artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain, animation and software product management.

New formal third-level programmes aimed at addressing industry skills needs in a range of areas including artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain, an(...)

Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh Leaving Cert student Leah Hawes. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

I’m hoping to get into PE teaching with Irish at the University of Limerick. Last year, applicants needed 500 points to get onto the course, so I’ve r(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy with Edwin Andepu, left, and Prince Amechi from Cork Schoolboys League prior to their opening game of the SFAI Kennedy Cup at the FAI National Football Exhibition at UL Sports Arena, University of Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Mick McCarthy has dismissed as “ridiculous” a suggestion that he should have given Matt Doherty some game time against Gibraltar on Monday night despi(...)

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