Ireland’s young among the most educated in Europe

Ireland’s young among the most educated in Europe

According to figures released earlier this week by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, Ireland has the highest proportion of young people who have attained a third-level education. The EU target for third-level (or equivalent) education attainment in those aged between 30 and 34 currently stands at 40 per cent. Though the European average for 2012 […]

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Literature’s power to connect

Literature’s power to connect

Good fiction often gives expression to things we may find difficult to pin down or understand; skilled writers allow the forces that bubble beneath the surface of our everyday lives to come up for air, and in doing so, reveal them for us to see. Every year Dublin City Public Libraries choose a particular title […]

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