The most popular traineeships in 2020 included aircraft maintenance technician, beauty therapy, medical administration and outdoor activity instruction. Photograph: iStock

With the Leaving Cert finally behind you having completed your exams in the midst of one of the most challenging years in living memory, you may not w(...)

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris aims to create 4,500 extra third-level places. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Extra places in universities for medicine and pharmacy students will be included in a plan by Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris t(...)

It was on St Patrick’s Day, a little more than a fortnight after the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in the Republic, that the Health Service Exe(...)

The Irish team has reached the semifinals of the World Schools Debating Championship. Photograph: Twitter

The national Irish schools debating team has progressed to the semifinals of the World Schools Debating Championship. The team beat Israel 6-1 to ma(...)

Students graduating from CSN College of Further Education in Cork. Further education is becoming an important route for entry into third-level degree courses. File photograph: Diane Cusack

Students who first complete further education courses are significantly more likely to graduate from third-level degree courses, new research suggest(...)

Alucraft worked on the facade of the new building at 10 Molesworth Street in Dublin.

UK investor Elaghmore Partners has bought Irish glass installation specialist Alucraft in a deal thought to be worth €10 million. Alucraft is well-kn(...)

Learners from the Southill Men’s Shed celebrate receiving their certificates at All Hallows College. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The term “adult education” is something of a misnomer. It brings to mind an image of sitting awkwardly on tiny chairs in the local primary school and (...)

Cork 0-13 Kildare 1-7: Cork had a big scare on their way to winning the All Ireland junior football championship for the 17th time at Limerick on Satu(...)