All 27,000 students have been notified of the investigation

UCD inquiry into social media postings

16.02 UCD has written to all its 27,000 students to inform them of its ongoing investigation into inappropriate social media postings, warning that any breaches of the student code could result in expulsion.

TUI says since 2008 student numbers have risen as full-time staff numbers have fallen

ITs halt classes in protest over funding cuts

03 Feb 4,000 Institute of Technology lecturers and researchers in the country's 14 Institutes of Technology held a work stoppage in protest over what staff say is the detrimental impact of funding cuts in the sector.

TUI President Gerry Quinn said there was not enough time to deal adequately with Bill before the general election

TUI wants halt to Technological Universities Bill

26 Jan The President of the Teachers Union of Ireland has called for the Technological Universities Bill, which is due to begin its report stage before the Oireachtas, to be stopped to allow sufficient time for it to be debated and discussed.

92% of members of the Teacher's Union of Ireland voted for strike action

IT lecturers to stage one-day strike

12 Jan Lecturers at Ireland's Institutes of Technology will strike for one day next month in protest at chronic underfunding and precarious contracts in the sector.

Róisín Shortall said it was unfortunate that the Government was not taking the opportunity to reform the legislation

Opposition calls for equal education access

02 Dec Opposition TDs have told the Dáil it is outrageous that parents and children are being discriminated against and prevented from attending their local schools because of their religion.

TUI members protest outside CIT

IT lecturers protest over cutbacks

26 Nov Lecturers at the country's Institutes of Technology are demonstrating in protest at what they say is the "severe damage" that cutbacks have caused in the sector.

The students will receive either  €6,750 or £5,500 a year towards their university costs

125 students win All Ireland Scholarship Programme

21 Nov 125 students from across Ireland and Northern Ireland have been awarded scholarships to fund their college education from the All Ireland Scholarship Programme which is funded by the Irish multimillionaire JP McManus.