Educate Together: 5th-class students at Balbriggan Educate Together NS, Co Dublin. The country’s first Educate Together secondary school opened yesterday in Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s first Educate Together secondary school has opened its doors to the public. Some 65 first year pupils started yesterday in Ballymakenny Coll(...)

33 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar, Dublin

Address: 33 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Agent: dVW Smith (...)

Parents  claimed their son received unfair treatment as he was of Church of Ireland faith and a majority of other pupils were of the Catholic faith. Photograph: Getty/stock

Parents who complained of less-favourable treatment shown to their son by a Gaelscoil have been awarded €750 by the Equality Tribunal. T(...)

A man has been awarded €315,000 damages over being “systematically” sexually abused between 1969 and 1972 by a former Marist Brother while a pupil at St John’s National School in Sligo. Photograph: Reuters

A man has been awarded €315,000 damages at the High Court over being “systematically” sexually abused by a Marist Brother over three years while he wa(...)

Peter Lydon playing for Kilkenny College during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final in 2010. The outhalf was invited for a trial at Stade Francais in  Paris last season. Photograph: Inpho

Peter Lydon embarked on a road less travelled, one where ambition and circumstance colluded to provide an opportunity to pursue a career as a professi(...)

Counting of votes in the referendums on the future of the Seanad and the establishment of a new Court of Appeal is underway at count centres around the country. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Cork city and its environs has narrowly voted to accept the proposal to abolish the Seanad with just 88 votes separating both when the votes in both C(...)

Go Walk: Torc Mountain, Co Kerry
  • Walks
  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

The Kerry mountains have been in vogue for many a year; but now that they have appeared in US Vogue they have become fashionable as well and I am reg(...)

Fr  Michael Fleming gets ready for Mass  as Mass  cards  made by local schoolchildren are displayed. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Gardaí investigating the murder of a woman and her eight- year-old daughter in Killorglin, Co Kerry, have begun examining whether the woman may have m(...)