Joe Mchugh

246 results

The changes are being introduced in the wake of a High Court challenge taken by Wexford student Rebecca Carter. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

This year’s Leaving Cert students will have to wait just 48 hours after they get their exam results to find out if they have a college place. Up unti(...)

Orlaith McBride, Director of the Arts Council said the doubling of the programme is a ‘significant step’ towards the arts being a ‘lived experience for every child and young person in the country’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An initiative that sees artists work with children and young people will be rolled out to a further 150 schools across the country this year(...)

Prof Peter Kennedy, president of the Royal Irish Academy with the recipients of the academy’s gold medals, sponsored by the Higher Education Authority, architectural historian, Prof Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist, Prof Stephen J Smartt. Photograph: Johnny Bambury

Architectural historian Kathleen James-Chakraborty and astrophysicist Stephen J Smartt have been awarded Royal Irish Academy gold medals – the honour (...)

Rebecca Carter: won a landmark case in the High Court after her points were inaccurately added up.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Minister for Education is to argue that no individual has a right of access to higher education in an appeal against a landmark ruling in favour o(...)

The US has accused Huawei and its chief financial officer of stealing American technology, breaking US sanctions against Iran and cooperating with China’s spy agencies.

The use by Ireland of Chinese conglomerate Huawei’s technology may be raised in discussions when Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Washington for talks on(...)

Minister for Education  Joe McHugh said overtaxed substitute teachers will be repaid in full as soon as possible. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Education is to repay substitute staff who were taxed the wrong amount due to a software glitch earlier this month. Substitute teac(...)

Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary,  Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and Minister for Education Joe McHugh at the ‘Beyond Brexit - The Future of Ireland’ event in Belfast at the weekend.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The size of the 1,500-strong crowd at the nationalist gathering in Belfast at the weekend and the depth of anger and frustration expressed by many of (...)

Deputy leader of Fianna Fail Dara Calleary (left), Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (second left), SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and Minister for Education Joe McHugh (right) at today’s conference in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Brexit has changed everything leading to a current “seismic shift” within nationalism, one of the main organisers of a “civic nationalism” conference (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has signalled he will establish panels of substitute teachers who would be employed on full-time salaries to provide cover in schools at short notice.

Panels of substitute teachers may be employed on full-time salaries to help schools source teaching cover at short notice. Many schools say they are (...)

Dr Anne Looney, executive dean at DCU, said: ‘Now ISL gets its full recognition, and equal status as a path to primary teaching’

Deaf people will have the opportunity to become primary-school teachers for students with hearing impairments under a new teaching degree. The new Ba(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »