Sarah Moore

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Group assessments and projects are  growing in importance at Ireland’s third-level institutions. Photograph: iStockphoto
The new way of learning

Students sitting their Leaving Cert next June may not have noticed, but college courses and entry routes have been changing radically in recent years.(...)

Clean up operations underway at Cockhill Bridge in Buncrana, Co Donegal, after heavy rain.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A huge cleanup effort is under way across the northwest following a catastrophic series of thunderstorms which washed away roads and bridges in Donega(...)

East Down Foxhounds parade in the Main Arena on the final day of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS, Dublin, today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

County Wicklow rider Jane Bradbury and owner Daphne Tierney won the supreme hunter championship on Saturday morning in the Main Arena with the heavywe(...)

Provost of Trinity College Dublin Dr Patrick Prendergast said of student-staff ratios: “This is about the future of our country, not that of any one university. But the stakes are high, and we must all work together to find common cause.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The ratio of students to staff has sharply increased at universities, new figures show, in a trend that threatens to further damage Ireland’s s(...)