Jim Murray

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Dublin’s goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton: Rule change would have affected his short kick-outs.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Six months after the introduction of the mark, I’d say it’s probably time I came out of the woodwork to tell anybody that has a problem with it that i(...)

 Trinity College Dublin. University courses tend to have the lowest drop-out rates.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dropping out of college comes at a heavy cost for students. Aside from feelings of failure and regret, there can is a major financial burden. If a st(...)

Courses with non-progression rates of more than 70 per cent include computing with software development at IT Tralee; computing and games development at IT Sligo; industrial physics at DIT; and computer forensics and security at Waterford IT

More than 70 per cent of students do not get beyond their first year of college in some higher education courses, new figures show. The scale of thes(...)

Gary Mullan, Prosperity co-founder: “I think the future is bright and what’s really encouraging for us now is that local indigenous businesses are leading the way for us.”

Returning to Ireland following an acting career in Los Angeles, Gary Mullan ventured into recruitment. After a year’s experience working for a compan(...)

Given the low return environment we are in, charges imposed on approved retirement funds may be negating any return the fund offers

It may be the only way you are funding your retirement but its ability to keep you financially stable may be affected by the flotilla of fees and char(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton announcing the composition of the new Pensions Council at Government Buildings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Reform of the Irish pension system is essential if we do not want to endanger the retirement income of current and future pensions, Tánaiste and Mini(...)

Dublin’s digital heartland near Google’s offices on Barrow Street, Dublin 4.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If you have ever inter-railed around eastern Europe there’s a good chance a tour guide or two has tried to convince you that their city is “the Paris (...)

Whyte’s auction of “History, Literature and Collectibles” in Dublin next Saturday features a selection of first editions by Seamus Heaney, including a(...)