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Many children are struggling to re-engage with education after the lengthy school closures at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Children’s Rights Alliance webinar has heard. Photograph: iStock

Many children are struggling to re-engage with education after the lengthy school closures at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, a webinar has heard(...)

TCD and UCD have the highest proportion of graduates who attend a fee-paying school (26 per cent and 27 per cent, respectively). Photograph: iStock

The proportion of students who attended private or disadvantaged schools varies significantly across individual higher education institutions, new fig(...)

Bernard Birkett: ‘If you keep developing yourself and keep your eyes and ears open, opportunity is out there and you just have to go and take it.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Despite having moved to the United States in 2015, Bernard Birkett makes sure he catches an RTÉ news bulletin every evening. “It’s always going to be (...)

Many third level institutes also offer new, innovative tools to help the job-hunting process. Photograph: iStock

Stepping out of the relative comfort of third level and into a jobs market that is heaving with competitors may seem like a lonely, foreboding path bu(...)

Should graduates apply for jobs which they may not feel qualified for? Photograph: iStock/Getty

The actor Liam Neeson famously conveys the advantages of enjoying a “particular set of skills” during a phone call with the man who has kidnapped his (...)

 Dr John Dunbar with a noble false widow spider, steatoda nobilis: the venomous spider’s population is rapidly growing in Ireland.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There will be a significant population of false widow spiders in every county in Ireland within the next two decades, according to new research from N(...)

Former taoiseach John Bruton alleged that President Higgins was in breach of Article 13:9 of the Constitution/ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins was within his rights to refuse an invitation to attend a commemoration event in Armagh, constitutional experts have said.(...)

Students returned to Maynooth University campus recently. Universities say they are under severe financial strain with losses in commercial income set to climb this year.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Universities say they are under severe financial strain with losses in commercial income set to climb to €270 million due to the pandemic. The sector(...)

Colleges and universities  have access programmes for people like yourself who wish to explore their educational goals. Photograph: iStock

I never went to college after school. I found it hard to engage and went straight into a job. I’m in my 30s now. While I have a good job in Galway, I (...)

USI president Clare Austick says students are now looking for accommodation that ‘just isn’t there.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Perfect storm of Covid-related shortage of housing and delayed college offers has created a student housing crisis The scramble for accommo(...)

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