Dr Anne Looney, head of Dublin City University’s faculty of education, says DCU planning to extend its range of undergraduate teacher education programmes. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Third-level colleges are resisting plans by Minister for Education Richard Bruton to introduce quotas on the number of teachers they train in specific(...)

Ger Goold, chief operating officer and partner, Kernel Capital; Frank Smyth, chief executive, Pilot Photonics and  Kevin Healy of Bank of Ireland

Pilot Photonics, a spin-out company built on more than a decade’s work by research teams at Dublin City University and the Tyndall National Institute (...)

Some of the elephant herd  at the Kaziranga Forest Trail, Dublin Zoo: Upali,   Berrnhardine, Yasmin, Anak and Asha. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Recent controversy about the death of animals in Tayto Park is a reminder of the complexity of keeping animals in captivity for human amusement. When (...)

Liam Casey of UCD in action against Declan Monaghan of DCU during the  Sigerson Cup quarter-final at DCU Sportsgrounds in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

UCD 0-16 DCU 1-9 UCD advanced to a semi-final showdown next week against Ulster University in the Sigerson Cup after a deserved victory at DCU Sport(...)

 A computer-generated image  showing an Aldi store on the ground floor of a residential building which will be built in Berlin, Germany. Image: Aldi Nord/EPA

If you thought the scramble for the Aldi chainsaws was a sight, wait until they launch their latest special offer. The German discounter has announce(...)

Irish 101 is hosted on the Open University’s online education platform FutureLearn.

Céad míle fáilte! Have you forgotten all the Irish you learned in school? I found that it never stuck unless there was some interesting context, which(...)

The report reveals a wide disparity in the standard of services on offer to asylum seekers across the State.

Direct provision is in the news again with a new report by the Ombudsman and Information Commissioner, Peter Tyndall, examining complaints f(...)

Northwood Business Campus, which is located within 1km of Junction 4 of the M50 motorway and close to the M1 interchange

Agent Knight Frank is seeking a buyer for a strategic development opportunity in the thriving mixed-use Northwood Business Campus in Santry, Dublin 9.(...)

 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(...)

Hundreds attended a rally  organised by the Galway Anti-Racism Network  on Saturday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Criticism of the Government’s “minimalist” approach to removing the State’s absolute ban on asylum seekers working was voiced at a rally in Galway on (...)

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