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Irish Times jounalist and Women’s Podcast presenter, Kathy Sheridan. Photograph: Sara Freund

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast has been named Best New Irish Podcast of 2015 by iTunes. The weekly podcast, presented by Irish Times journalist Ka(...)

Think really hard before starting a business, Nueda founder Brendan Monaghan told the Belfast Start-up Night this week.

Think really hard before starting a business, Nueda founder Brendan Monaghan told the Belfast Start-up Night this week. Monaghan started Nueda,(...)

Danielle Connolly

“I took the Leaving in 2009, and I had no idea what I wanted to do. I put down nursing and culinary arts, but I didn’t think I wanted to do either of (...)

Patrick Canning

Patrick Canning (21), from Oranmore, Co Galway, is about to start his fourth year studying medicine at NUI Galway. He also considered veterinary medic(...)

Asha Bourne (19), a first-year student in the BA in communications studies at DCU, tries out the PredictED service

Students may find their first few months at college a shock to the system, having been minded by parents and teachers through school. With newf(...)

Michelle Farrelly

“I think I remember wanting to do drama at first because my older sister had done drama, but my very wise mother convinced me that business was generi(...)

The only slight decrease for agriculture was at IT Tralee. Photograph: Eric Luke

While demand for honours degrees in agricultural science decreased unexpectedly this year, points increased almost across the board for Level 6 and(...)

Molly Fitzmaurice

Molly Fitzmaurice grew up in Saltmills, Co Wexford, and went to boarding school in Waterford. She says her CAO was filled with courses at Trinity Coll(...)

Bernadette Clear and her son, Jamie

Bernadette Clear did the Leaving Cert in 2008, hoping to study arts at UCC and eventually become a teacher, something she had always wanted. When she(...)

Some of the estimated 360,000 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exam scripts at the State Examinations Commission in Athlone, being sorted for despatch to the  examiners around the State who will mark the papers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Students getting their Leaving Cert results might not think too much about what happened to their exam scripts after they left the exam hall. Their(...)

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