Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has launched a blistering attack on Fine Gael and party leader Enda Kenny.

(...) guidance and counselling support in disadvantaged schools is a policy which no government could take if it(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has declined to say whether teachers refusing to implement the junior cycle reforms will be disciplined. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 1:37

(...) a policy that is needed for the schools,’’ she added.She said she was encouraging teachers to engage(...)

Artist Conor Casby’s portraits of Joan Burton, Enda Kenny and Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Street and a number of primary schools, including Mary’s Place, where Independent TD Finian McGrath was(...)

Crystal Palace protest against ticket prices during their FA Cup match with Liverpool. The Anfield club will follow suit on Sunday with a banner saying “£NOUGH IS £NOUGH”. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

(...) about 20,000 football-themed schools are to be in place by 2017 was an eye-opener. As always the scale(...)

Pushing for change: Catalonia’s independence movement, like Ireland’s, sprang from a cultural renaissance. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty

(...) separation will be held on September 27th. Education in Catalan began in the region’s schools only in the(...)

Children at play in St  John the Evangelist National School, Adamstown, Co Dublin. More than 90% of pupils in the school in the 2013- 14 school year were of immigrant origin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Imagine a place where there were no private schools, no waiting lists, no demands for baptism certs(...)

The partridge’s shift from ubiquity to extreme rarity is a textbook illustration of the intimate relationship between wildlife and farming practices.

(...) from raising awareness in schools to showing local people with the necessary space how to raise(...)

“Our development officer when he goes into schools finds it a lot easier to talk about the games because he can say it’s on Sky, the same television station as Premier League football and that gives exposure to the games and their value.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) officer when he goes into schools finds it a lot easier to talk about the games because he can say it’s on(...)

Silent segregation in our schools?

A chara, – The statement “overt racism is rare but many parents will shop around for a school in their locality and may well include ethnic mix, along(...)

 Garry Ringrose is one of the exciting talenst on the Irelanf under-20 team. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

(...) schools senior cup is any measure, may also provide quicker rugby even if it rains.England have(...)