Ombudsman for Children Emily Logan: Child adversely affected by failure of Department of Education to provide a school place.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The actions of the Department of Education in the case of a child in State care who could not get a school place for almost two years adversely affect(...)

More than 57 per cent of pupils attending all-Irish schools enrolled in higher education courses that year

Two-thirds of students who attend fee-paying secondary schools go on to higher level education, compared to about 40 per cent of students from (...)