In the days before Budget 2016, the Government announced its intention to have a large and unexpected increase in spending for 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) economic growth and the lower cost of borrowing the underlying deficit – or structural primary deficit(...)

Islamic Sate fighters in Iraq. for Isis Telegram’s primary appeal is its simplicity, not just its security.

(...), Telegram’s primary appeal was its simplicity, not only its security. “Isis will use any platform to(...)

 Josh van der Flier breaks through to score Leinster’s try during the  Champions Cup loss to Bath  at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

(...) stocks will continue to be decimated by being Ireland’s primary supply line. That’s why the gap looks to(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: “I do not anticipate the next government, if my party leads it, being able to change the funding model for healthcare substantially.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) capacity in the service, the strengthening of primary and social care provision, as well as structural and(...)

Darragh O’Connell of Cuala and Jack Langton of Clara at the Leinster Club semi-final at Parnell Park earlier this month. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

(...) primary and secondary, spoke Irish at home, so it was only natural I would apply to a Gaelscoil. At the(...)

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than countries such as the UK, France, and Italy, but they lag behind countries such as Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.

(...) the classroom than most other countries. At primary level, for example, teachers spend 915 hours per(...)

An occupancy rate of 95% for Irish acute hospitals is much higher than in the US and UK. Photograph: Thinkstcok

(...) services. Everyone else should be treated by primary care teams or at home. This is not happening. Levels(...)

Eoin Fleming, winner of the Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Award. Fleming is a sixth-year student at St MacDara’s Community College, Templeogue, Dublin

Naughton and artist and educator Deirdre Rogers – have urged primary school students in Ireland to enter(...)

Most schools will not be in a position to deliver the Junior Cert  changes because they are staffed by members of the  ASTI, which has rejected the reforms. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

(...), rolling out to all other subjects by 2020. Concern The National Parents’ Council (Post-Primary) has(...)

I wouldn’t say it was the primary source. I was mainly looking at colour photography, both art(...)