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Fees and performance targets for third-level funding may be on the way

Fees and performance targets for third-level funding may be on the way. Minister for Education Richard Bruton is drawing up plans that would reward or withhold additional funding for third-level colleges depending on performance. A college’s ability to train students … Continue reading

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College fees lowered for children of Irish emigrants

There was some good news for Irish emigrants this week when it was announced that colleges would cut fees for children of Irish emigrants. Previously, if a student was not resident in Ireland for three out of the previous five … Continue reading

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College enrollments rise while state funding falls

Last week, we reported that the number of college applications arriving at the Central Applications Office was the highest ever. In all likelihood, we can expect the figure to grow in the coming years: the Department of Education & Skills estimates … Continue reading

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