UCD president Prof Andrew Deeks will resign from the position in April 2022 to take up role in Perth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

University College Dublin president, Andrew Deeks, has announced his intention to resign from the position in April 2022. Prof Deeks said following h(...)

Archbishop Dermot Farrell presides as the remains of Cardinal Paul Cullen are reinterred at the Pro-Cathedral crypt in Dublin.

The remains of Ireland’s first cardinal and architect of the Catholic Church on this island were removed from Clonliffe College in Dublin this morning(...)

Lot 805 Fletcher’s Shamrock table €60,000-€120,000

Sheppard’s Great Irish Interiors sale, which will be held in a live online auction on April 28th and April 29th lists two important tables. Both were (...)

“The followers of Jesus were all over the place that first Easter morning, confused, uncertain, astonished, disbelieving, but that gives authenticity to what would follow.” Photograph: Getty Images

This Joyful Eastertide, an Easter Carol much loved by church musicians is, perhaps, less well known to people iThinking Anew – Not an end but a joyful(...)

Those students who choose or are able to go on to further education will enter institutions radically affected not just by the pandemic but by a decade of underfunding.

In more than three decades of teaching, I have never experienced a term like this one that is slowly staggering to an end. An education system based o(...)

Roger Federer specialised relatively late, becoming serious about tennis only as he neared his teens. Photograph: Tess Derry/PA Wire

Tiger Woods and Roger Federer have one thing in common: mastery of their sport. But the path they followed to their respective pinnacles was completel(...)

Kenneth Montgomery, the doyen of Irish conductors

Sunday 3rd CCI/Paul Hilliard Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, hughlane.ie What? No women? You might wonder why, as Chamber Choir Ireland and its conductor(...)

Online programmes are on the rise in the Irish university sector, with everything from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate and postgraduate deg(...)

A tapestry portraying Cardinal John Henry Newman hangs from the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

The founding rector/president of Ireland’s only Catholic university, precursor of University College Dublin (UCD), John Henry Newman was canonised by (...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman ‘ministered patiently to the poor immigrant Irish in his care in Birmingham’. Photograph: AP/Catholic Church

The canonisation of John Henry Newman this weekend will attract thousands of pilgrims to Rome and, belatedly, an official representative from UCD and (...)

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