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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.(...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

Dylan McGowan, president of the student union at Letterkenny IT: “Loans are not the answer to financial difficulties. It would be a catalyst for even more financial problems.” Photograph: Declan Doherty

At one point, Dylan McGowan was working five nights a week in a Smyth’s toy store to help make ends meet while in college. Now, as president of the st(...)

Prof Philip Nolan, president of Maynooth University: “What we see when we talk to students – even among the highest achievers – is that they are on a learning journey.”

More than 40 years ago the points system was introduced to level the playing pitch for students seeking entry to higher education. Over the past dec(...)

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In 2002 I graduated from UCD with a bachelor-of-arts degree. In hindsight it was a relative doddle: there was no continuous assessment and not a huge(...)

NCAD: The college has been criticised by the Comptroller and Auditor General. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The board of the financially-troubled National College of Art and Design (NCAD) is due to meet on Friday to discuss the recruitment of a new director (...)

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