Elese Doyle from Ballyduff National School, Co Wexford, Naoise Clarke-Carr from Ratoath Junior National School, Co Meath and Ashling Crawte from Ballyduff National School, Co. Wexford, winners in the  Sightsavers Junior Painter Competition

n Mini-artists and their families piled into the Science Gallery in Dublin last week for(...)

Chalk Talk

Points set to rise againThe demand for third-level places is up again this year. By the first CAO closing date, on February 1st, 73,053 applications h(...)

Garry Hynes, artistic director of Druid; Prof Patrick Lonergan, NUI Galway and  Marie Mullen, Druid at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin  for the launch of the Druid Academy

nDruid goes to collegeNUIG is further capitalising on its role in theatre and drama education, cementing its relationship with Galway’s Druid Theatre,(...)

Branar theatre company in ’Twas the Night Before Christmas

nMore power to themBranar, a children’s theatre company, may well turn out to be more timely than it had planned in its choice of Christmas production(...)

In the School League Tables in last Tuesday’s edition an error occurred regarding the number of students who sat the Leaving Cert ( called SITs) in 20(...)

Here’s a tip for interpreting the figures in today’s school league tables supplement with The Irish Times: Work out 71% of the published school’s c(...)

Young voices

Twenty-four glorious voices filled a room in the Mansion House, Dublin, last weekend, as part of the Irish Youth Chamber Choir’s short spring tour. Th(...)

Bog trotters

It takes three years for a footprint to disappear from the soft moss surface of a bog. For many, stepping into the back garden is enough to get the bo(...)

Monster hugs

Henry Hugglemonster is coming on Friday. The new, preschool animation TV series is created by award-winning Irish author, illustrator and Children’s L(...)

Like clockwork

Miniature devices, full of clockwork-powered moving treasure and delight make for a fascinating exhibition at Mermaid Arts Centre, in Bray, Co Wicklow(...)