Irish workers most overqualified in EU

“Misplaced snobbery” of parents obsessed with their children attending third-level cited as a central reason

  Irish workers are the most overqualified in the European Union for the jobs they are currently working in, according to figures from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).  

The figures show that 1 in 3 workers in Ireland are


Higher Education Authority appoints new Chief Executive

Newly appointed Dr Graham Love stated “[a] quality higher education system plays a critical role in Ireland’s development, social and economic”.


Dr Graham Love has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA), following the retirement of Tom Boland last August. Dr Love will take up the position this March and will be in charge of leading