Conflicting interests on the road to sanctuary

When will Trinity College become a University of Sanctuary, improving the accessibility of third-level education for refugees?

The state exams have come to an end. Teenagers wander as they await results day, the day that will decide how they spend the next three or four years. Regardless of the outcome, for most of them it is one


HEA spends €75,000 probing University of Limerick’s handling of whistleblowers

The whistleblowers spoke out about irregular financial practices and consequent industrial relations problems

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has spent over €75,000 so far examining how the University of Limerick (UL) handled three whistleblowers who spoke out against irregular financial practices and consequent industrial relations problems.

HEA officials told the Dáil Public Accounts


UL makes €186,000 settlement following sabbatical pay controversy

The settlement comes as part of wider controversy surrounding irregular financial practices and ensuing industrial relations problems

The University of Limerick (UL) has made a settlement of 186,000 with the Revenue Commissioners after issues were raised about how the university paid staff on sabbatical leave.

Concerns over the payment of staff on sabbatical leave emerged during


University of Limerick denies allegations of misconduct

Higher Education Authority wants to hold independent inquiry into financial irregularities at UL


The University of Limerick (UL) has rejected calls by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct at the university.

The allegations concern the treatment of staff members and former employees who drew attention