Brian Mooney

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It’s been left to British politicians and the British media to inform us about Facebook’s involvement in election manipulation. Oliver Callan asks why(...)

For many, the option of undertaking a postgraduate programme, which will add to and complement their existing skills, is one they need to consider.

Undertaking a postgraduate programme is one way in which today’s graduates are future-proofing for a constantly evolving jobs market. Undergraduates (...)

Competition has increased, so many graduates go on to  enhance their skill set. Photograph: iStock

How to differentiate between what’s on offer and, more particularly, how to ensure your course has credibility in the labour market, is a major challe(...)

The challenge to third level institutions in making the case for postgraduate studies has become progressively more difficult as the economy improved in recent  years.

Graduates in Ireland considering their career options are doing so in an economy which saw a 1.5 per cent or 35,300 increase to 2,410,100 in the labou(...)

Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

CAO deadlines: most applicants can change their minds until July 1st. Photograph: iStock/Getty

I’m in a panic because my daugher keeps changing her mind about her CAO course options. I read somewhere that the deadline to apply for some of her co(...)

There are many routes to a third-level qualification. Photograph: iStock

1. January 2019: Register your application with cao.ie Your first step is to register your intention to seek a CAO college place immediately. If you (...)

It is perfectly normal to tell your guidance counsellor at this point that you have no idea now what you will do after the Leaving Cert.

Life is a journey of exploration and discovery. Any adult reflecting on their own career journey since leaving school realises that expecting a young (...)

Be aware of key dates if applying for college in 2019. Photograph: iStock

January 20th, 2019 (5.15 pm): Closing date for CAO early-bird online applications. A fee of €30 applies before this date and increases then to €45, un(...)

Stan & Ollie follows the comedians’ final years. How closely does it match the reality?

Young people using Yubo – a social network dubbed “Tinder for teens” – may be jeopardising their privacy and leaving themselves at risk , according to(...)

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