Le Petit Pois:  in  an old stone building at the end of lane off Victoria Place in Galway city

(...) here, the decor seems to say. We’re going to have some good clean fun. In primary colours. The food(...)

Where next?: Leadership is required from religious patrons, unions and politicians, but this has been lacking, according to Prof John Coolahan

The Catholic Church controls 90 per cent of Ireland’s primary schools. About 6 per cent(...)

Atheist: John Hamill. Photograph: Eric Luke

Catholic school? The vast majority of parents outside Dublin have little difficulty securing primary(...)

Michael Carroll and Anne McArdle Michael, a banker from Knocklyon, Dublin, and primary(...)

In Dublin, Permanent TSB was a main mover, closing up 2.3 per cent at €4.45. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) plans to double its methionine capacity. The animal-feed ingredient is the German company’s primary(...)

Sr Mary Killeen: ‘For people trying to climb out of poverty, eviction reduces them to dependence and destitution.’

(...) organisation started as a temporary primary school in the heart of the Mukuru slums and its key objective then(...)

Protestant schooling

Ireland community holds a “privileged” position in primary education due to making up 2.7 per cent of the(...)

Three out of four family doctors suffer from high stress, according to a new survey. File photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

(...) needs. Although the Government has placed great emphasis on the development of primary care, only 13(...)

Former taoiseach Jack Lynch (right), with David Andrews (centre) and Sean Barrett at the official opening of the first multi-denominational school, Dalkey school Project National School, in 1984. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

(...) has changed in the meantime in relation to patronage. There are still roughly 3,300 primary schools in(...)

Denis Cowap, Mariana Varvara and her baby Luca, and Stuart Comerford after collecting food parcels from the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) gossip is in primary school, over the Rice Krispies?” The conversation goes on some interesting(...)