Molly McGrath from Blackrock Co Dublin, is congratulated by her mother Sinead on getting her Leaving Certificate results, at Coláiste Íosagáin , Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Leaving Certificate students in Dublin’s Coláiste Eoin and Coláiste Íosagáin were celebrating as they collected their results this morning. Almost 58(...)

Benedict Cumberbatch: with regard to his use of the word ‘coloured’, surely we have to allow that intention matters.  And here he was fairly blameless. Photograph: Danny Moloshok/Files/Reuters

Benedict Cumberbatch issued an apology last week after he used the word “coloured” on US TV when talking about the lack of diversity in British cin(...)

Finín Máirtín, head of Coláiste Eoin boys’ secondary school in Stillorgan (above), said some parents had not wanted their sons to attend the homophobia workshop due to be delivered by the ShoutOut organisation on Tuesday morning.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A “number of parents” of students at the Dublin secondary school which this week halted a workshop to combat homophobic bullying had objected because (...)

Pupils arriving at Coláiste Eoin in Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A Dublin school has denied cancelling workshops for students aimed at combating homophobic bullying.In a statement issued on Wednesday, Coláiste Eoin,(...)

President  Michael D Higgins was heckled during a school visit in Dublin. Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man who called President Michael D Higgins a “midget parasite” during an anti-water charges demonstration last week has made a qualified apology. Mr(...)

President Michael D Higgins was verbally abused by anti-water protesters as he visited a school in Finglas last week. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

President Michael D Higgins was called a “midget parasite”, a “sell-out” and a “traitor” by anti-water protesters after he visited a school in Dublin (...)

Coláiste Eoin  in Stillorgan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Four workshops aimed at combating homophobic bullying were cancelled on Tuesday morning at a south Dublin secondary school. The school, Coláiste Eoin (...)

A boarding school was established on the site in 1823 and the property was extended between 1863 and 1903 to include the concert hall and gymnasium buildings.

One of Dublin’s most architecturally significant buildings is to resume use as a secondary school after lying idle for almost 15 years. Rathfar(...)

Danny Sutcliffe slips past the challenge of  defender Tommy Walsh to score the goal that made sure of the Dublin hurlers’ historic Leinster championship victory over Kilkenny. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

A hurling All-Ireland for Dublin would be worth five football equivalents, according to former county hurling manager Michael O’Grady, who also chaire(...)