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The editors of the four volumes of the Cambridge History of Ireland, professors James Kelly, Jane Ohlmeyer, Brendan Smith and Thomas Bartlett at the book’s launch in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Mark Stedman

President Michael D Higgins has expressed “deep and profound concern” that history will no longer be a core subject at Junior Certificate level. Spea(...)

Points for many science courses have shot up over over recent years, while points for arts courses have fallen

This week a number of major reports confirmed what most recent arts graduates could probably have told you without the need for costly research: they (...)

A New Zealand historian argues the rebels did attack Trinity College, Dublin, but were repulsed by colonial troops including five from his native country. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Historians of the Easter Rising have often puzzled as to why the rebels did not attack Trinity College, Dublin. The college had strategic significan(...)

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

One of the foremost historians on the first World War war has compared US President Donald Trump to Kaiser Wilhelm II. Professor Margaret MacMillan,(...)

Rebecca Kelly, left, and Breda Kenny, both from Castlecomer Community School, Co Kilkenny,  at the Trinity College Open Day with a Lightening Ball which contains a mixture of gases that generate electromagnetic waves

University College Cork When is open day? The full schedule is available on ucc.ie/opendays. Life on campus For its 21,000 students, campus life(...)

Arts graduates are among the least likely to be in employment nine months after graduating, and among the most likely to be studying for a post-graduate qualification. Photograph: Getty Images

You’ve probably heard the joke before: science students spend their careers asking “why does it work?”; engineering graduates ponder “how does it work(...)

A photograph taken by JM Synge of the McDonagh cottage where he stayed on Inis Meáin in May 1898 during his first visit. The cottage belonged to Patrick McDonagh where he along with many other visitors to the island, including Patrick Pearse stayed.

“Scenes of a most-extraordinary character were witnessed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, last night in connection with the performance of ‘The Playboy o(...)

Oisín House, Pearse Street, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has received a major boost in its bid to address the student accommodation crisis in the capital. This follows Dublin Ci(...)

University College Cork:  with 20,700 students and making teaching as much a priority as research, it has been named  Sunday Times University of the Year for the second successive year and the fifth time overall.

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (TCD) When is its open day? December 10th, 9am-3.30pm Life on campus Trinity has cobbled squares, historic buildings and gre(...)