Mark Rogers

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Are you going to college because you want opportunities and a career, or is it all about the money? File photograph: iStock

A lot has changed in the past year. But the big wheel of education keeps on turning and, with the CAO Change of Mind deadline looming, the Leaving Cer(...)

The hope is that the economy should have recovered by the time this year’s third-level entrants finish their courses. Photograph: iStock

The arrival of Covid-19 on Irish shores triggered a sea-change in how education was delivered here but over one year on, we asked how it has impacted (...)

Trinity   reported a 38 per cent increase in first-preference applications for its courses, reaching a record high for the university of 10,253. Photograph: iStock

Science and environmental studies continue to draw increasing interest from prospective third-level students, according to the latest round of Central(...)

Colm Cavanagh’s final game was against Dublin  in a league match in Omagh last February. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone footballers will be happy to have a “fresh approach” in 2021, according to Colm Cavanagh, the last of the county’s All-Ireland medallists to re(...)

Tyrone’s Colm Cavanagh and his daughter Chloe with Michael McKernan after the All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin in August 2019. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Colm Cavanagh, the last of Tyrone’s All-Ireland winners to retire, has “not ruled out” a comeback in light of the county’s appointment of new manageme(...)

The Irish Second-Level Students’ Union (ISSU) welcomed the clarity surrounding the examination intentions. File photograph: Eric Luke

The two main secondary teachers’ unions will meet on Friday evening to discuss the cancellation of the Leaving Certificate written examinations this s(...)

The University College Dublin campus after courses were shut down due to coronavirus concerns. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

University College Dublin (UCD) has said it will extend leases for any student living in on-campus accommodation “unable to return to their normal pla(...)

Then president Éamon de Valera and  Sean Lemass attending the Michael Collins memorial mass in The Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Dublin on June 23rd, 1969. Photograph: Paddy Whelan /The Irish Times

The Lemass tapes, which were recently made public by The Irish Times, were intended to be the former taoiseach’s authorised biography, it has emerged.(...)

Pavels Kartasevs (L) co-founded Bioxplor with Mark Rogers and Anna O’Leary at the start of this year.

The average cost of developing a successful new drug is about $2.6 billion. That’s an increase of 145 per cent over the last 15 years and the figure i(...)

 University College Dublin is reforming  its arts degree programmes to improve employment prospects for graduates. Photograph: Alan Betson

University College Dublin is to extensively reform its arts degree courses to try and improve the chances of students getting jobs when they graduate.(...)

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