Waterford Institute of Technology and IT Carlow are preparing a joint bid to merge and become a technological university.

Plans to create a technological university for the southeast have hit a new setback. While Waterford Institute of Technology and IT Carlow are prepar(...)

The results of experiments performed during the solar eclipse in May 1919 transformed Albert Einstein overnight into an iconic figure of science. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

This week, one of the most famous experiments of 20th century science will be celebrated at an international conference in Paris. On May 29th, 1919, t(...)

Agriculture graduates  have a relatively high employment rate. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Agriculture is moving centre stage. Consume less meat? Grow and eat more plants? Protect the environment? These are among the most discussed and urgen(...)

A recent Higher Education Authority survey found that 64 per cent of science graduates were in employment or about to start a job within nine months of graduation. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

For secondary school students, science generally means physics, chemistry and biology. At third-level, however, science is a very broad term, and refe(...)

Quantity surveyors and building surveyors are particularly needed. Photograph: iStock

Ten years ago, the construction industry was in the throes of a catastrophic collapse. Architects, surveyors and tradespeople were emigrating en masse(...)

An image of the planned North Quays redevelopment in Waterford city. Picture: Waterford City and Council Council

I’m standing on a bridge in Waterford overlooking the river Suir with Rob Cass, a Dungarvan-born representative of the Saudi Fawaz Alhokair Group. We’(...)

Project Sums, a free maths grinds club in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

For many of us it’s a badge of honour to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.” Yet, says Dr Pádraig Kirwan, head of W(...)

Tammy Darcy: “I personally feel every family should have a certain amount of device-free talking time every day.” Photograph: Alan Betson

“Yesterday is a cancelled cheque, tomorrow is a promissory note, today is the only cash you have – so spend it wisely... ”  A disembodied voice (...)

Students taking the MA in Modern Irish history at UCD will have an opportunity to focus on their own particular areas of interest

We take a look at a selection of the many postgraduate courses available in Ireland’s universities, institutes of technology and colleges. Where indic(...)

Irish chef Anna Haugh who is opening Myrtle restaurant in London in April

Myrtle in London “There is no secret investor so that makes me owner, chef, interior designer, and fire marshall wrapped into one. This is by far the(...)

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