Nature’s way: The refurbished playground in Merrion Square, Dublin, which is inspired by Oscar Wilde’s story The Selfish Giant

Swings and roundabouts: What playground do you favour, and why? Email or comment on the article below. We hope to publish a (...)

Frances Fitzgerald: Sent back to her old job by the CSPE exam.

A mix of wordy and nonwordy questions were laid out for Junior Certs yesterday in the second year of a Maths Paper II exam drawn from the new Project (...)

Shane Byrne, Michael Cody, Paddy Doyle and Maurice Walsh of  St Kierna’s College, Kilkenny after the Civic, Social & Political Education exam. Photograph: Pat Moore.

Student-friendly, well presented, and with good topics and themes: all common descriptions of this year’s higher-level Junior Cert maths paper. The ex(...)