Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Benildus (Dublin) v Marist College (Westmeath), Tullamore, 2.0 – Neither of these schools has ever won a(...)

Pat Spillane: “There’s two pubs and two churches and none of them are under pressure. Without the GAA, there’d be nothing in these communities.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) schools feeding into the club but now we don’t even have one. Holiday homes “So I’d say we’ve about 500(...)

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland  has said it is deeply concerned over what it termed the precarious employment status and income poverty of new and recent entrants to the teaching profession. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers in about 350 secondary schools are planning to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday(...)

Prim-Ed Publishing chief executive Seamus McGuinness

(...) headquartered company, which currently employs 46 people, writes and publishes books for primary schools(...)

‘If I had my way I would bring consent workshops into secondary schools as well, and instil in our youth only the power of saying ’no’.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) schools as well, and instil in our youth only the power of saying “no”. The question of consent is not(...)

Ireland Under-20  James Ryan in action against a Leinster Development side. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Lansdowne and Leinster openside, Mark. Ryan captained the Irish Schools, as well as Leinster’s under-18(...)

UN committee says Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act  ‘prevents doctors from being able to provide services in accordance with objective medical practice’.

(...) discrimination against non-Christian children in schools and “inadequate” services and protections for child(...)

The trustees of the estate of Katherine Kavanagh have awarded two Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowships worth €8,000 each to Irish poets Nell Regan and Connie Roberts, pictured

(...) did so much to shape modern Irish culture. The school’s directors are Geraldine Higgins and Ronan(...)

I put a spell on you: For the first Harry Potter Book Night last February, there were 10,500 parties and celebrations held all over the world.  Illustration: Jonny Duddle

Snape.” Schools, libraries, bookshops and community centres across Britain and Ireland will be(...)

My latest fascination has been Camellia sasanqua cultivars. The flowers appear in autumn, the plants are much more elegant in habit than their spring-flowering counterparts, Camellia japonica, and have sweet scented flowers.

(...) and land on a statue of the school’s founder, with predictably disastrous results], I decided to give(...)