Monthly Archives: March 2013

Transition to third-level education set to ease

So the CAO system is to receive its first-ever shake up. The proposed reforms of Ruairí Quinn, Minister for Education and Skills, are still a little shy of detail, but they have been outlined. The three main changes are: A significant reduction … Continue reading

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Dark Side of the Moon, Bright side of sound engineering

Ever wondered where your degree in Music Production and Sound Technology will take you? Well it seems that if you’ve got the talent, training and sheer good fortune of working with artists that are abundantly gifted, you just might end … Continue reading

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Study history and know thyself

St Patrick’s weekend is coming up, which means lots of giant leprechaun hats, fake red beards, parades, an abundance of green, lapels adorned with sprigs of shamrock, and a full-throttle marathon of revelry. Of course, it is all in honour … Continue reading

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The Light of Education

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a day when thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. These events range from political rallies, business conferences and government activities to craft markets, performances, fashion parades and … Continue reading

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Developing Colleges’ R&D Facilities

News last week that 300 million euro in funding would be invested in research here over the next six years is something that should be generally greeted with a healthy dose of optimism. The money, which is to be provided … Continue reading

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