Joseph Ryan

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Adam O’Flaherty of Letterkenny IT’s students’ union. “It’s hard for a lot of students, 100 per cent,” he says. Photograph:  Clive Wasson

Adam O’Flaherty, like many students at Letterkenny Institute of Technology, knows how difficult it can be to make ends meet. He is entitled to a mean(...)

Minister of State for higher education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor says new women-only professorships are a “game changer”.  Photo : Laura Hutton

The first of up to 45 women-only professorships aimed at tacking gender inequality in higher education are due to be made before the end of this year.(...)

Trade union Fórsa,which represents the staff concerned, said the move is part of a campaign to secure  comprehensive job evaluation. File photograph: Getty Images

Graduation ceremonies for thousands of students could face disruption as a result of industrial action being taken by staff in institutes of technolog(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The State’s cash-strapped institutes of technology say they need up to €400 million over the next five years if they are prove fit for purpose to meet(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says a new funding model for third level will ensure “innovation, good governance and excellent research are prioritised by our institutions, in line with our overall national goals”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Third-level colleges will face financial penalties for misconduct such as unauthorised payments for staff, filing late accounts or giving misleading r(...)

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe’s widow Caroline (centre) receives a posthumous Scott Medal for bravery from Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan (left) and Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald at a ceremony at Templemore Garda Training College. Photograph: PA

The Garda remained determined to bring the killers of Det Adrian Donohoe to justice and the passage of some 3 and a half years since his murder had no(...)

Pond: Hobo Rocket

Sharing members with Tame Impala and featuring Tipperary exile Joseph Ryan in their ranks, these Perth weirdbeards are fond of kicking out the psyc(...)