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From The42 Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day

And several other well-known hurlers in third-level action.

From The42 Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage Throw In

Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level hurling competition take place tomorrow.

From The42 Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day

Plus 19 others of current inter-county figures in action in their third-level Gaelic football days. Check out some of the hairstyles.

From The42 Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage Chasing Silverware

Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level Gaelic football competition take place tomorrow.

From The42 English set for third-level examination College Clash

English set for third-level examination

The former Tipperary All-Ireland winning manager will be in opposition to his former third-level side in an emotional occasion next week.

From The42 Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude Last 8

Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude

The remaining quarter-finals of the third-level hurling competition take place today.

From The42 Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth Historic Win

Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth

The Limerick-based college became the first side to reach the last four as they get set to contest the semi-final stage for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system Eu 2013

Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system

The new system called U-Multirank was launched under Ireland’s EU presidency today.

From The42 Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1 Third Level

Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1

This year’s Sigerson Cup throws in on Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the first part of a team guide to the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete) SUSI

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)

New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues Student Grants

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues

The union at Galway-Mayo IT is handing out bags of food to hard-up students as SUSI continues catching up on grant payments.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant Grants

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant

The Union of Students in Ireland says students are going to college hungry – while one college has set up a soup kitchen for students who can’t afford food.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is a graduate tax a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a graduate tax a good idea?

The government is reported to be considering a graduate tax to pay for third-level education. Good idea? Bad idea?

From TheJournal.ie Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications Delayed

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications

Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.

From The42 Shootouts to potentially decide Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup semi-finals Novel Approach

Shootouts to potentially decide Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup semi-finals

A new concept could be used to settle the outcome of stalemates that arise in third-level GAA games.

From TheJournal.ie More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant SUSI

More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant

New figures show that 65,000 students applied under the new student grant system – but decisions have been made on just 12,000 applications so far.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting Opinion

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting

Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

From The42 Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on... Final Countdown

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...

The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.

From TheJournal.ie Almost all parents want children to go to college but many can't pay for it Third Level

Almost all parents want children to go to college but many can't pay for it

Survey finds 99 per cent of parents want to send their child to a third level institution but almost half have no funding in place to pay for it.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Leaving Cert ‘points race’ is bad – but it’s better than alternatives Opinion

Column: The Leaving Cert ‘points race’ is bad – but it’s better than alternatives

‘Radical’ new proposals for interviews are really a return to the past, writes Joanna Tuffy TD. Instead, we need a much wider debate on third level education.

From TheJournal.ie Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up Student Finance

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses?

A new scheme at TCD means students will need personal statements and references from teachers to get into college. Good idea?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie 45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education Education

45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education

Over two thirds of parents believe they will have to borrow their children’s third level education.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Frustrated students take to Twitter as problems hit CAO website CAO This post contains images

Pics: Frustrated students take to Twitter as problems hit CAO website

One user wrote: “I’ve just had my parents in sitting on my bed as I was rejected by a website. CAO, you’re destroying my family.” Users are being urged to refresh the site if encountering problems.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities Great Leap Forward

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

From TheJournal.ie Farming bodies against asset testing for third-level grants Education

Farming bodies against asset testing for third-level grants

Interest groups say the move could result in children from low-income families being refused maintenance assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Student fees mean my parents can’t afford to send us to college Opinion

Column: Student fees mean my parents can’t afford to send us to college

Caught between fees and grants, a growing number of would-be students face missing out altogether. Welcome to the world of the ‘inbetweeners’, writes Patrick Kelleher.

From TheJournal.ie Hibernia College to offer business and IT degrees Third Level

Hibernia College to offer business and IT degrees

The degrees at the online college will be awarded by the University of London.

From TheJournal.ie New online grant system introduced for students Grants

New online grant system introduced for students

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn urged students to apply for grants early this year.

From TheJournal.ie Students’ college fees could rocket within two years Fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dispute erupts over USI's student fees poll Fees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Approval granted for DIT's Grangegorman development DIT

Approval granted for DIT's Grangegorman development

Project will bring together 20,000 students and staff and the dozens of different DIT colleges together on one campus.

From TheJournal.ie Green light given to most third level colleges graded on litter and cleanliness Litter

Green light given to most third level colleges graded on litter and cleanliness

Just one third-level campus has been marked as “heavily littered” following the IBAL survey.

From TheJournal.ie Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts Lecturers

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts

New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.

From The42 Hurling: All Cork final awaits as UCC and CIT advance past Limerick colleges Fitzgibbon Cup

Hurling: All Cork final awaits as UCC and CIT advance past Limerick colleges

The Mardyke will be a celebration of Cork hurling tomorrow as UCC and CIT advance to Fitzgibbon Cup final.