Kevin Donoghue

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The Bernard Shaw pub and music venue on Dublin’s Richmond Street South. ThPhotograph: Crispin Rodwell

Dublin’s culture and character are being replaced with “homogenous hotels and chain restaurants” and the capital faces a “cultural crisis”, a group of(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin speaking to the media at the RDS on Sunday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Behind Brendan Howlin in the RDS, hundreds of thousands of European election votes were counted in near-solemn silence. The solemnity matched much of (...)

Lettie McCarthy of Labour looks set to be re-elected in Glencullen, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

In the weeks leading up to election day, a certain sense of optimism had crept into the ranks of the Labour Party. RTÉ’s exit poll has shown, however(...)

 Minister for Education Richard Bruton has appointed five new members to the Student Grants Appeals Board. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Fifteen appointments to the boards of two State organisations were announced on Friday. Minister for Education Richard Bruton has appointed five new(...)

The college environment is one of the easiest places to meet new people – even if it initially starts with awkward conversations and forgetting names. Photograph: Getty

The results are in, the offer is accepted, you know where you are going and what you are doing. You know who from school is going with you and who isn(...)

Trinity College Dublin has warned that the vote will have “a long-term impact on universities in the Republic of Ireland”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Thousands of Irish students who are currently studying in Britain and Northern Ireland are unlikely to face an immediate increase in fees as result o(...)

Trinity College Dublin has  warned that the vote will have ‘a long-term impact on universities in the Republic of Ireland’. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

There are fears that thousands of Irish students who study in the UK and Northern Ireland could face costly non-EU fees as result of the Brexit vote. (...)

USI president Kevin Donoghue said the cost of education is pushing students to breaking point. “It is unaffordable, and the compromises that so many students have to make to stay in college, such as working to the point of burnout, restricts their academic success,” he said. File photograph: Getty Images

The cost of third-level education is a major concern for the vast majority of third-level students, according to a new survey from the Union of Studen(...)

The USI was critical of the last government’s decision to increase third level registration fees to €3,000 and has repeated its call to make college affordable to everyone.

An overwhelming majority of third level students fear having to drop out of college because of the cost of education in Ireland, according to a new su(...)

Kevin Donoghue would add philosophy as a Leaving Cert option: “Everyone should study it for a while. It really encourages you to reflect on your own thoughts and beliefs.”  Photograph: Andres Poveda

What is your most vivid Leaving Cert memory? I was in one of the study rooms with a few friends when a teacher came in to say English paper two had be(...)

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