The former president of University College Dublin has called for immediate action to address a 'national crisis' ahead of Brexit.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
Trinity College Dublin has slipped down in the latest table of the world’s best universities, but two other Irish colleges have improved their rankings.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
Students protesting against fee hikes and cuts in grants have thrown eggs at Taoiseach Enda Kenny during an event at University College Dublin.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Universities have reacted angrily to Government plans that will make sure they never again give un-authorised bonuses to staff.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The Katie Taylor machine rolls on to Waterford tonight after a unanimous victory over American Liz Leddy at the Silver Springs Hotel in Cork last night.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
ADVANCES in sheep and beef genomics, grassland management and environmental research are just a few of the likely gains from a partnership between Teagasc and UCD.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
IRELAND’S only provider of a degree in agricultural science has just begun its 10th academic year without a professor in agricultural economics.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2011
A priceless stained-glass window commemorating teenage IRA volunteer Kevin Barry has been given a new home at his alma mater.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2011
There will be a number of players enjoying their first taste of the Ulster SFC when Derry and Fermanagh lock horns tomorrow.
Sat, 21 May, 2011
Antrim secured a semi-final berth, while there were also wins for Tyrone, Down and Derry in the Dr McKenna Cup this afternoon.
Sun, 23 Jan, 2011
MORE than €7 million in state funding is to be withheld from universities due to “unlawful” payments to senior academics.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
UNIVERSITY chiefs have been crying from the rooftops for the past two years about the severe under funding of their colleges and the effects it is having on the quality of the education.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
UNIVERSITIES could be forced to pay back up to €20 million in unauthorised allowances which were paid without Government approval to senior staff despite their calls for the reintroduction of fees for students.
Fri, 24 Sep, 2010
EDUCATION Minister Mary Coughlan has hinted there will be no increases in third-level college budgets again next year despite claims our reputation is being damaged by lack of funds.
Thu, 16 Sep, 2010
University heads warned of the effect of education cuts today after Ireland’s two leading universities, Trinity College and UCD, slipped down the world rankings.
Wed, 08 Sep, 2010
A THIRD of all PAYE workers who earn over €100,000 per annum are employed in the public sector, according to figures supplied by the Revenue Commissioners.
Mon, 26 Oct, 2009
Wicklow 0-17 Fermanagh 1-11
Sat, 04 Jul, 2009
MOST of their players may be small in stature but Fermanagh proved yet again they are capable of big things with a dogged three-point win over Down in the preliminary round of the Ulster Football Championship yesterday.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
ROSS CARR last night named his starting line-up for tomorrow’s Ulster SFC clash with Fermanagh in Enniskillen.
Sat, 16 May, 2009
EDUCATION Minister Batt O’Keeffe has urged high-earning third-level academics and managers to take the pay cuts already being offered by senior civil servants after it emerged 50 university bosses were paid €10 million last year.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2009
University chiefs were today accused of hypocrisy in banking massive salaries while students face the prospect of having to pay third-level fees.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2009
Fermanagh 0-10 Armagh 0-11
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen will give the Government’s backing today to a controversial research collaboration between two universities which has already created major divisions within the third-level sector.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2009
GOVERNMENT funding for a research collaboration between the country’s two largest universities looks set to cause major divisions with other third-level colleges.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2009
UNIVERSITY lecturers and professors have vowed to resist attempts to impose pay cuts or changes to conditions by individual universities to help meet curtailed budgets.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2009
THE Irish researcher who discovered the cure for leprosy has been honoured to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
THE Government is to drive ahead with delayed funding for third-level research as part of its economic recovery plan, although it is uncertain if the €450 million which had been expected will materialise.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2008
JOBS freezes, larger class sizes, reduced library hours and cuts to student medical services are looming as a result of spending cuts ordered by the Government, university presidents have warned Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2008
DAVY FITZGERALD says he and his Waterford hurlers offered to go half-way to meet opponents Antrim in Saturday’s All-Ireland SHC qualifier.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
Two clergymen who witnessed the decommissioning of IRA weapons will be honoured for their role in the key chapter of the peace process, it was announced today.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2008
Fermanagh manager Malachy O'Rourke has plumped for Ronan Gallagher between the posts for the Ernesiders' Ulster SFC quarter-final clash with Monaghan (Enniskillen, throw-in 4pm).
Thu, 22 May, 2008
Ireland's two leading universities are reportedly warning that a funding crisis is undermining the Government's claims to be establishing a top-class knowledge-driven economy.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2008
The Vietnamese prime minister will today sign a tax pact with the Irish Government during a two-day official visit.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008
Plans were today unveiled for a dramatic new redevelopment of University College Dublin's main campus by an internationally renowned architect.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
A DECISION to move the Jesuit College to a new site at University College Dublin will net the order more than €150 million.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2007
OVER €40 million was yesterday designated for more than a dozen third-level projects, in the first tranche of monies allocated under the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) for higher education.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2006
THE Government was urged yesterday to commit itself to a massive increase in spending on education.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2006
THE heads of the country’s universities are to come together next month to try and reach an agreement to prevent them poaching key staff from each other.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2006
Armagh 0-16 Fermanagh 1-8
Sun, 25 Jun, 2006
2004 All-Star Marty McGrath has missed out on a starting spot in the Fermanagh team to face Antrim in Sunday's Ulster SFC quarter-final (Brewster Park, Enniskillen, throw-in 3.30pm).
Fri, 19 May, 2006
THE Government is expected to appoint the new secretary general of the Department of Health next Tuesday, following the cancellation of today’s Cabinet meeting in Cork.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2005
Fermanagh’s run through the qualifiers to the All-Ireland semi-final last year has inspired many of its former stars to return from the wilderness.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2004
Fermanagh manager Charlie Mulgrew has made one change to the side that saw off Donegal for the quarter-final match against fellow northerners Armagh tomorrow at Croke Park.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2004
Fermanagh manager Charlie Mulgrew has reported no injuries ahead of Saturday's All-Ireland football quarter-final tie against Armagh at Croke Park.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Cork are overwhelming favourites against Fermanagh in today’s All-Ireland SFC qualifier clash at Croke Park.
Sat, 17 Jul, 2004
Tyrone 1-13 Fermanagh 0-12
Sun, 06 Jun, 2004
Fermanagh 1-12 Meath 0-9
Sun, 06 Jul, 2003
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