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# Colleges

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Cats in control - St Kieran's and Kilkenny CBS set up Leinster colleges hurling final clash
It will be the fourth time in five years that the Kilkenny school rivals will clash.
Here's the fixtures details for the Dr Harty Cup final and Corn Ui Mhuiri semi-finals
The dates and venues are in for the premier Munster Colleges fixtures.
PS Chorca Dhuibhne still on course for Corn Ui Mhuiri three-in-a-row
The Dingle school, managed by Kerry boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice, won today’s re-arranged game against Coláiste Chríost Rí.
Hosts Queen's University exit Sigerson Cup against GMIT in first round
GMIT will now take on NUI Maynooth next week.
DCU is one of the top 50 "young" universities in the world
Not bad, for a young…university.
New Cork senior hurler stars as Hamilton High Bandon reach Dr Harty Cup semi-finals
Michael Cahalane starred in today’s win over Dungarvan CBS.
Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in
The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.
New third level report shows students at ITs more likely to drop out
The report — part of a new initiative from the HEA — gives detailed profiles of institutions. The authority insists it’s not a “ranking system”.
Fee-paying schools dominate university numbers, but third-level numbers on the rise
Fee-paying schools and Gaeilscoilleanna send more students to university, but there is good news across the board.
Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 'young universities'
NUI Maynooth and DCU make the Times’ annual list, while South Korean universities take up two of the top three slots.
The Tipp hurler and Limerick coach who won an All-Ireland title together
Jason Forde and Donach O’Donnell will be in opposition in the Gaelic Grounds today.
55 public-paid educators earning more than the Taoiseach
Figures released by Ruairí Quinn show that 55 people under the remit of the Dept of Education earn over €200,000 a year.
Student body hit out over use of debt collectors in colleges
The response from the USI comes after a tender by UCD for the “collection of outstanding monies”.
The HEA proposes merging 39 colleges into 24
By reducing the number of institutions, the HEA believes it will improve quality, increase capacity and be better value.
No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings
Trinity College, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and DCU haven’t seen any major change in their rankings since this time last year.
Students fear 'two-tiered' college system as Quinn endorses loan scheme
Bank of Ireland announces a loan scheme for postgraduate students which will go some way to replacing their former grants.
Banks' student loan schemes not part of Department's funding plans
Bank of Ireland is rolling out a nationwide loan programme for students’ parents – but it’s not part of national plans.
Students’ college fees could rocket within two years
The Higher Education Authority says surging demands on the education system could mean fees could be doubled or more.
Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll
The union’s members have voted in favour of maintaining the USI’s current position in campaigning for fully Exchequer-funded fees.
Further study needed on effectiveness of knee implants - report
New strategies to treat early-stage osteoarthritis will help cut down the demand for surgery, according to researchers.
Surge in tuition fees sees major spike in UK CAO applicants
Rising tuition fees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have seen hundreds more students apply to come to colleges here.
New rules will require colleges to merge or lose funding
Plans published by the Higher Education Authority will ask small colleges to merge with bigger ones or face the financial chop.
TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees
Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell said a monthly direct debit system would ease pressure on families.
Column: Cutting grants isn’t just bad for students – it’s bad for Ireland
The boom taught us the danger of ignoring inconvenient truths, writes Miles Link – so what are we doing with cuts to the universities?
Junior minister: 'Ireland is 6th in the world for universities'
Seán Sherlock reckons Ireland’s performance in university rankings puts us 6th in the world, when countries are ranked by GDP.
Report expected to make the case for capping places in college
Ruairí Quinn is set to receive a report outlining the need for student numbers to be capped in order to avoid the return of fees.
Two-thirds of students would hide mental health problems - survey
There is still a significant stigma around mental health issues in Ireland, according to new research.
One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap
Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.
Students win new independent appeals process for university grants
The Union of Students in Ireland has hailed the establishment of a central appeals board by minister Ruairí Quinn.
Rental prices levelling off across Ireland – report
The latest report says the average rental price in July 2011 was exactly the same as it was in July 2010.
Students to take to the streets over increase in college fees
Up to 25,000 students expected to march in Dublin city centre in protest over planned increase in registration fees.