There has been a significant increase in the illegal purchase of cannabis online, especially among third level students internationally, a researcher has found.
Chinese takeaways and ready meals should carry health warning labels on their packaging and menus for high salt content, according to health campaign group Action on Salt.
The number of school-leavers going on to apprenticeships in Ireland rose by 24 per cent last year. Solas figures revealed that Irish apprenticeships increased from 10,445 in 2016 to 12,849 last year.
There was an increase in the uptake of girls getting the HPV vaccine this year, according to the latest figures released by the Health Service Executive (HSE) on March 22nd .
The EU has funded €7.6 million in an effort to improve mental health support across the country, the HSE announced on March 9th.
The Irish Government are drawing up proposals to examine the possibility of introducing free contraceptive pill for Irish women.
PE will be implemented as a Leaving Cert exam subject in 80 schools across Ireland from September.
Second Level students in Ireland are given the opportunity to officially ‘opt-out’ of religion classes, after a circular was issued to schools by the Department of Education on the 19th of February 2018.
Shifts towards digitising the PAYE tax system in Ireland have been described as “futile” and “counterproductive” by DCU students.
A new lecturer will be provided for Trinity students offended by their lecturer’s remarks on Female Genital Mutiliation (FGM).
Influence on state run primary schools by the Catholic church is clearly represented in research by the School of Education at NUI Galway.
Customer service officers will now be on board intercity train services, according to Irish Rail.
Almost a quarter of a million people in Ireland have precarious employment contracts according to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).
The societal costs of having MS is €10,000 higher in Ireland than the rest of Europe, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Economics.
This year will be the Year of the Irish Language, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced in December 2017.
University College Cork has been granted the status of “University of Sanctuary” and will provide seven asylum seekers and refugees with full scholarships from September.
Restrictions are set to be put in place that will affect career breaks for teachers in Ireland, according to Education Minister Richard Bruton.
up to 3,600 unqualified or unregistered teachers have been employed by schools to cover absences due to career breaks or sick leave in 2016/17.