Maynooth University elect their first female president

October 13, 2021

Last week saw the election of Professor Eeva Leinonen, who took up office at Maynooth University, making her the fourth female president of an Irish university. The appointment of Leinonen as President of MU is


Is Leaving Cert Maths Overvalued?

August 13, 2015

As over 50,000 students opened their Leaving Certificate results yesterday, Ryan McBride discusses why he thinks the exams put too much of an emphasis on Maths.

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Farmers may be means tested for student grant

February 20, 2013

Farm and business assets may be included in means testing for the student grant. Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has put forward proposals that would change the way students from farming backgrounds or those with

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USI protests outside Gilmore’s office and Dept of Education

November 28, 2012

Over 500 students took to the streets last Monday in an attempt to persuade government officials to keep their promise and not increase third-level fees. The protest took place in Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s constituency, with