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Numbers at Maynooth university have jumped from just under 9,000 in 2008 to more than 11,000 this year. Yet employment restrictions mean staffing numbers have fallen in recent years.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

When Philip Nolan combed through the latest college application figures for Maynooth university on Wednesday morning, he felt conflicted. The univer(...)

TUI president Gerry Quinn said on Friday that on foot of correspondence from the Minister the union was now satified that such an engagement was possible.

The planned strike by teachers, which could have closed up to 350 second level schools on Wednesday, February 24th, has been called off. The Teachers(...)

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland  has said it is deeply concerned over what it termed the precarious employment status and income poverty of new and recent entrants to the teaching profession. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers in about 350 secondary schools are planning to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 24th, two days before the general election. The(...)

Gerry Quinn, president of the TUI. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Tomorrow, some 4,000 institute of technology lecturers and researchers will take a day’s strike action over a range of critical issues within their se(...)

Students march against reduction in grants. The TUI said the Minister had been advised that mergers were a costly process and that institutes of technology would have to bear the bulk of fees. Photograph:

Students will end up footing the bill for the bulk of the cost of creating new technological universities, unions have claimed. The Government is pla(...)

Students march past  Trinity College in protest against  fee increase and reductions in grants.  Academic staff in institutes of technology represented by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) are to ballot for strike action over concerns about elements of new legislation being proposed by the Government. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Academic staff in institutes of technology represented by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) are to ballot for strike action over concerns about ele(...)

 Areas of concern identified by the TUI include income poverty for teachers and casualisation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Second level teachers are planning to stage a one-day strike prior to the forthcoming general election. The move could affect students in about 350 s(...)

A trade union which represents thousands of lecturers and research staff in institutes of technology has voted to engage in a campaign of industrial a(...)

The Revenue Commissioners could be given a role collecting student loans under proposals drawn up by an expert group on the future funding of t(...)

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than countries such as the UK, France, and Italy, but they lag behind countries such as Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.

Irish teachers are well-paid by international standards, but work longer hours and in larger classes, according to a major new study. Analysis by the (...)

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