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Scientology: the church’s community centre in Firhouse in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the neat white package arrived at Rosmini Community School, in Drumcondra, three months ago, Chris Gueret was impressed. Inside it the religious-(...)

Course selection can come down to running your options through a process of elimination.  Photograph: iStockphoto

Career guidance teachers have all sorts of tools and techniques to help young people figure out what they want to do after college. But what about sta(...)

George Soros: Amnesty said the Soros grant accounts for nearly 2.5%  of its total annual income, but returning it would set ‘a dangerous precedent’. Photograph: AFP/Getty

The chief executive of Amnesty International in Ireland said the organisation will challenge an instruction by the State’s ethics watchdog to return a(...)

The new Luas station at Broombridge, Cabra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the first silver Luas trams begin trundling through Cabra and Phibsborough this week, homeowners and auctioneers will be waiting to see what happ(...)

A growing number of schools are taking the voices of students seriously by including them on boards of management and other decision-making bodies. Photograph: iStock

Should secondary students be able to help run their own schools? It might sounds like a recipe for anarchy to some. But at a growing number of school(...)

The population bulge is set to continue into our creaking third-level sector. That’s why €367m  has been allocated for capital projects for the higher education sector between 2018 and 2021

South Kildare, like many parts of Dublin’s rapidly-expanding commuter belt, is under acute pressure. The swelling population around Newbridge and beyo(...)

 Minister for Education  Richard Bruton has said 31 schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thirty-one schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months, Minister for Education Richard Bruton(...)

Rosemarie Stynes, principal of Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School, with some of her students. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There’s a line in Grease that stuck in the minds of us teenagers enthralled with the classic high-school musical. Rydell High’s Principal McGee used i(...)

Educate Together Schoolchildren during a protest at Leinster House, Dublin in May over the building of a school in the Ballinteer area. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Some parents of children from the Ballinteer Educate Together school have said they changed arrangements for work and childcare following the school’s(...)

The Department of Education said the building named in the report were not found to be dangerous. Photograph: PA

Schools which have been judged to not meet fire safety regulation by the Department of Education will open to pupils tomorrow. Following the discover(...)

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