Philip King, musician and founder of Other Voices, has been recruited to develop an arts and culture event to be held at the university over a number of days. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dublin City University is planning to create a “North Dublin cultural quarter” as part of new five-year plan for the development of the college. The (...)

 Professor John Coolahan,  Sonia O’Sullivan and Labhrás Ó Murchú at the ceremony in DCU where they were awarded Honorary Doctorates. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

She won every major honour on the track and now Sonia O’Sullivan has received another honorary degree - Dublin City University awarding her a Doctor o(...)

Participants of the Future Creators programme, which allows teenagers to get creative with technology. Photograph:  Peter Houlihan

What happens when you encourage teenagers to create with technology? Adding creativity to the mix has been a winning formula for Future Creators, an a(...)

The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

Education experts have warned that Brexit could lead to increases in CAO points over the coming years if thousands of Irish students who study in the UK opt to remain at home. Photograph: Getty Images

There has been a sharp increase in the number of European Union students applying for third-level courses through the CAO system, which experts say is(...)

Students taking part in group work as part of the new junior cycle.

Liam Wegimont, principal of Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Clontarf, Dublin, produces a neatly typed letter from his files. It is from a previo(...)

Former minister for education Ruairí Quinn, Jacob Kestner, head of EduCo International’s Irish operations, Maynooth University president Philip Nolan and DCU president Prof Brian MacCraith

A global education firm which is setting up in Ireland to recruit international students to Irish universities says Brexit represents a major growth o(...)

DCU president Brian MacCraith: “In this post-Brexit, Trumpian world, the most important thing we can do for this nation is talent development.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Whenever he asks employers about the must-have skills they want in today’s graduates, Dublin City University president Brian MacCraith gets much the s(...)

Three-time All-Ireland champion and current Dublin senior football captain Stephen  Cluxton won a special recognition award from his alma mater DCU. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Yes Equality co-director Gráinne Healy, Ireland rugby international Tadhg Furlong and Dublin footballer Stephen Cluxton were among 15 DCU alumni honou(...)

Irene Sheridan, a professor of electronic engineering, and her daughter Alison O’Shea, who is working in the same field. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/ Provision

Blame the parents. They may want the best for their children, but many end up directing them away from certain areas of study based on outdated notion(...)