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Ian Keatley: Munster outhalf is the product of  Belvedere College, UCD and the  Leinster academy and also played for  Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Leinster completed the sleeves-rolled-up win in Sandy Park last Sunday which reaffirmed their status as European Champions Cup contenders, 18 of (...)

Maeve Richardson, welfare officer with the Irish Second Level Students Union: “Good schools have peer-support networks to support young people, especially in the early days.”

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

Breda Lynch  at the ASTI conference in the INEC, Killarney on Wednesday. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

Artist’s impression of proposed new interior for Blackrock Shopping Centre.

The owners of Blackrock Shopping Centre in south Dublin have secured planning for a €10 million upgrade of the property, which will include a major i(...)

20 Donnybrook Court, Dublin 4: sold for €395,000, 14.5% above the asking price

20 Donnybrook Court, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 Three-storey two-bedroom midterrace town house in a small gated development off Beaver Row, close to Donnyb(...)

Carbon footprint: it is becoming more frequent for investors in  any firm to ask about its carbon emissions. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

CDP, the organisation that measures the environmental impact of firms across the globe, threw the proverbial cat among the pigeons this week by naming(...)

“I heard a crack and knew I was f**ked.” That was how one survivor of the Berkeley balcony collapse is said to have recalled the moment that left the(...)

A candlelight vigil is held on June 17th, 2015, for the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Relatives of the six students who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse and the seven survivors have settled legal actions against the corporate owner(...)

Dorothea Findlater at the presentation of the Wheeler Plate after the inaugural match, earlier this year. She became an Irish hockey international, winning her first cap in 1936. She also represented Ireland at golf.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dorothea Findlater, who remembered seeing the flames as Dublin burned during the week of the Easter Rising, has died at the age of 107. Her father, C(...)

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