The Higher Education Authority has said new measures are needed to encourage more young people to go to college.
The CEO of Irish Rail is on holiday ahead of a nationwide strike starting on Sunday, it has emerged.
A number of dogs stolen from a pet farm in Co Kerry have been recovered after gardaí raided a premises in Co Cork.
Farmers' children are three times more likely to go to college than others - according to a Higher Education Authority (HEA) report due out later today.
Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the month-long Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
Nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of a town neighbouring the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, a Ukrainian official said.
A 111-year-old retired educator from Japan who enjoys poetry has been recognised as the world’s oldest living man.
Palestinian militants have launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with air strikes after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the month-long Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
So we did it... And now we're cold.
Is he some sort of ninja? This is properly insane.
With so many marathons taking place in autumn, this is peak training season for long distance runners.
“I’ll take YAWWWWWL on!” ….Sure you will.
"Armagayddon" is coming. Best prepare yourselves.
Daniel Radcliffe is impressed by cheesy chat-up lines.
Nick Cannon is reportedly "living out of hotels".
Madonna's boyfriend Timor Steffens likes older women because they remind him of his mother.
Holly Willoughby "can't wait to wallow at home" when she takes her maternity leave.
Ireland today: A predominantly dry day with some sunshine, especially at first, but also a ...more weather
Barcelona have failed in their bid to overturn a FIFA transfer embargo and will be unable to sign players next year.
Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass has been ruled out for six months with a dislocated kneecap.
In case you didn’t see it, here is Demba Ba’s seriously ambitious opening strike from the halfway line last night.
His side won this match 3-2 but it was no thanks to Jindrich Stanek’s shocking performance, including one of the worst attempted clearances ever.