Medical scientists supported the proposals by a margin of 82 per cent to 18 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

(...) the secondary school teachers’ union ASTI urged the organisation’s overall executive to recommend(...)

British chancellor  George Osborne  and French economy minister Emmanuel Macron: the negotiations on the  Greek bailout strengthened the argument of British Eurosceptics. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images 1:04

(...) change or secondary legislation is needed. Cameron is expected to update his party at the Tory(...)

Abdul Khan: ‘I have a great foster family. My English is good. I love it here.’ Photograph: Sara Freund

(...) foster parents, Vivian and Michael, and their four sons, and began secondary school at Marino College in(...)

Philly McMahon dismisses notion that an easy run in Leinster has left Dublin unprepared. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) defend the Dublin goal, he has become increasingly capable of playing a secondary role closer to their(...)

The union, which represents about 1,000 staff in the health service, local authorities, education and semi-State sectors, said its members backed the deal by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent.

(...) secondary school teachers’ union ASTI urged the organisation’s overall executive to recommend rejection of(...)

The Lá Mór na Gaeilge march from Parnell Square to Leinster House, Dublin last year. The placard reads: Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam – a country without a language is a country without a soul. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) presently a compulsory secondary school subject, as Mac Síomóin notes, but when it is chosen, its narrative(...)

A former Christian Brother and teacher has been jailed for 12 months after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two boys in a Cork school in the 1970s and 1980s.

(...) 1986 at the North Monastery secondary school. Bryan, Martinvilla, Athboy Road, Trim, Co Meath, was a(...)

An Old Master painting, by David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690), from Russborough House was withdrawn from the auction.

(...) or secondary legislation and the relevant paintings were unlawfully exported out of Ireland, it was(...)

Increased levels of testosterone in boys can contribute to greater anger and aggression. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) prospect of the move to secondary school and the natural anxieties and worries that can come with this(...)

Mrs A.J., Rathangan, wrote: “with all modern conveniences it’s a shame to hear Irish Catholic mothers talk of family planning”; Mrs A.F., Wicklow,  had nine children, four of whom had died and “every second one” of whom was “handicapped”. Her priest had told her that the laws of the Church couldn’t be changed: “Every mother will understand the heartbreak I have suffered”

(...) introduction of free secondary education and the ongoing seesaw between denigration and defence of modern youth(...)