Tom Collins

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 A report by the ESRI said it was a particular  concern “that only one-third of PLC learners reported having had access to career guidance during their courses”

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has announced a wide-ranging review of the career guidance system in second and third level institutions. In 20(...)

DIT academic staff have written to Prof Brian Norton saying they fear the complicated merger will be botched. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Senior academic staff at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) have accused its president of failing to take seriously their concerns about plans t(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley arrives at the High Court in London. (Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has told the UK High Court he is a “binge” drinker and cannot remember the details of a January 2013 drinking sessio(...)

Cameroon is extremely poor. Most people live on less than €1 per day and mortality rates are very high

Fred Crowe joined accountancy firm Stokes Kennedy Crowley (now KPMG) as financial controller in the late 1970s. An early IT adopter, Crowe established(...)

Leinster’s sa Nacewa with Sean O’Brien during the Captain’s Run ahead of their European Champions Cup clash with Northampton Saints. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster v Northampton Saints, European Champions Cup, Aviva Stadium, Saturday December 17th (kick off: 7.45pm) – follow all of the action on our live(...)

CIT lecturer Susan Flannery says the sector is trying to balance reduced funding and growing demand.  Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney

It’s the little things, says Susan Flannery. There’s the broken overhead projector. Or the photocopier which rarely seems to have paper. Or the slugg(...)

Tom Keane and Claire Graham, owners of The Old Mill Stores in Connonagh Village, Co Cork –  winners of the Best Craft/Gift Shop category. Photograph: Emma Jervis

BEST CRAFT/GIFT SHOP: The Old Mill Stores On a bend in the road between Roscarbery and Leap is a real sign of the retail times. The Old Mill Stores (...)

Tom Boland, chief executive officer of the HEA said achieving successful student engagement was not about enforcement and compliance. Photograph: Alan Betson

Students at third level should be treated as partners rather than “detached consumers”, according to a new report produced by the Higher Education Au(...)

Relatives of prisoners who died during the hunger strikes march with their pictures  at the ‘National Hunger strike Commemoration March’ in August this year. Picture Nick Bradshaw

You’d be hard pressed to find someone on these islands who doesn’t have an opinion on the hunger strikes. The 1980 and 1981 republican hunger strikes (...)

Twitter users expressed general disquiet at the manner in which Irish Water was set up and criticised  how it was being run

Users of social media have not been shy about voicing what would be their primary concerns were they to be among the members of the public recruited (...)

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