Scientist Ed Curry with artist Ceara Conway and teacher Ger Power in Scoil Chuimín & Caitríona, Oughterard, Co Galway.

This beast of a project reports a positive change in children’s attitudes to science

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Schools in disadvantaged areas are seeing a rise in the number of students progressing to college but inequalities still remain. (...)

UrAbility founder James Northridge with his Dragons Den investor Barry O’ Sullivan. Photograph: Mark Maxwell

Another day off as some schools close for elections

MR. MARTIN CULLEN T.D. MINISTER OF STATE, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE PICTURED DURING THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AT GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS, YESTERDAY. PHOTOGRAPH:CYRIL BYRNE

No transparency when schools are not open to Freedom of Information

Chalk Talk

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Look at 71% of the published percentages for a more accurate picture of how a school is doing academically

Young voices

Twenty-four glorious voices filled a room in the Mansion House, Dublin, last weekend, as part of the Irish Youth Chamber Choir…

Bog trotters

It takes three years for a footprint to disappear from the soft moss surface of a bog

Monster hugs

Henry Hugglemonster is coming on Friday

Like clockwork

Miniature devices, full of clockwork-powered moving treasure and delight make for a fascinating exhibition at Mermaid Arts Centre…

Take note young booklovers and wannabe book editors – Irish children’s author Sarah Webb is on the lookout for two young (10-…

Dancing Children of Lir

Irish audiences can get a taster of ballerina and artistic director Monica Loughman’s new Irish ballet-in-progress, Chlainne …

What do you remember?

In the late-1970s, the late jazzman Humphrey Lyttelton was performing at the Belfast Festival and had to play his trumpet for…

You don’t have to travel to the Far East to see some Irish ceramics inspired by China

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