Clonmel students among first cohort to graduate from new Computer Science programme at Leaving Cert

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of the new Leaving Certificate subject Computer Science, according to researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick. Computer Science was available to Leaving Certificate students in 40 schools (13 DEIS Schools) selected via open competition. The subject will be rolled […]

Big Success For Tipperary Business At National Student Enterprise Final

Students from The Christian Brothers Secondary School in Thurles were awarded top honours by winning the Senior category award at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park this week, organised by the Local Enterprise Office Network (LEOs) for secondary schools, innovative product with their magnetic hose holder aimed specifically at parlour hoses for […]

Message to Students from Presidents of Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology

Message to Students from Presidents of Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology Dear student,   We have taken the unusual decision to write to you collectively in these extraordinary times. Your health and safety and that of our wider community is our primary concern, which is why we have all instigated revised at-distance teaching and […]

Gaelic Players Association launches Student Report 2019 – Lives of student inter-county players are a juggling act

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has revealed the latest insights into the lives of over a third of its members, who are third-level students. 63% of the GPA’s student-members are 21 – 24 years of age and 93% are full-time students, and all of them face the specific challenge of managing the demands of being […]

Free EU interrail tickets available to Irish teens

The leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly MEP, is urging Irish young people to apply for DiscoverEU travel passes before Thursday 28th November.   “Almost 50,000 young people have been awarded a travel pass since the first application round of DiscoverEU in June 2018, which was championed by the EPP,” noted […]

Ireland’s 16th Games Fleadh will take place at the LIT Campus, Thurles on Wednesday March 6th #gamesfleadh

Students with ambitions in the gaming industry will get a unique insight into the 138.5 billion dollar industry and access to some of the world’s most successful gaming companies and representative bodies at this year’s national Games Fleadh. In its 16th year Ireland’s Games Fleadh will take place on Wednesday March 6th, at the Limerick […]

Students Invited To Take Part In Young Travel Writers Competition

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in County Waterford this June 13th to 17th 2018.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word […]

Flagship Event for Ireland’s Transition Year Students

Over 3,000 secondary students and teachers from all over the country attended last year’s HealthFest event in the RDS in Dublin. Organised by the National Dairy Council and safefood, the free event has become one of the most highly anticipated events for transition year students. This year’s event is being held on Thursday 26th April […]

Free GP care for USI students with VideoDoc

374,000 USI student members to have access to free online GP consultations   VideoDoc, the Irish leading digital healthcare provider, is announcing their 7 day a week online GP service will be provided free of charge to all 374,000 student members of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). The service will be available free […]

LIT Open Day To Attract Thousands Of Students

Second level students attending this year’s Open Days at Limerick Institute of Technology will be among the first to be educated at the institute’s planned engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. The Open Days, which take place on Thursday and Friday, October 19 and 20, will allow potential students the opportunity to see first hand all that Ireland’s fastest growing third […]

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