Funding for this year’s Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes has been announced in Dublin today. Pictured at the European Parliament Liaison Office  are Lorraine Gilligan of  Léargas; Erasmus+ participant Conor McKeon; Gerry O’Sullivan of the Higher Education Authority and Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps coordinator Kay McCabe. Photograph: Barry Cronin.

Record numbers of students have applied to take part in the Erasmus+ programme as many seek to broaden their horizons following more than a year of lo(...)