A spokesman for the State Examinations Commission  said it made “every possible effort” to accommodate candidates in emergency situations. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State Examinations Commission is reviewing exam rules for bereaved students after a young woman spoke of being forced to sit her Leaving Cert busi(...)

The mother of Elisha Gault  (14) has criticised local child and adolescent mental health services.

The mother of a teenage Tipperary girl whose body was was found in the River Suir last month has criticised local child and adolescent mental health s(...)

Teacher and ASTI member Fintan O’Mahony: “The consequences of our decisions in ballots over the last six months have not been made clear enough to us.” Photograph: Patrick Browne

Being on strike is never easy, but it is made easier this time because the cause of pay equality for our younger colleagues is a noble one. Judging (...)

Refuse collectors in Lucan, west Dublin: the Republic is running out of landfill space required to dump about 600,000 tonnes of household waste a year. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins/Dublin

It is an old cliché: where there’s muck there’s brass. The privatisation of household waste-collection in the last decade helped to develop an industr(...)

‘I knew the dog was upstairs and when she saw him coming up she went bounding out to meet him. She just adored him,’ Mrs Fox told Dublin Coroner’s Court

A 71-year-old man knocked down the stairs by his pet dog was left paralysed and later died, an inquest heard. Ignatius Fox from New Street, Carrick-On(...)

8 Mariners Cove, Howth, Co Dublin

Address: 8 Mariners Cove, Howth, Co Dublin Agent: Property Team JB Kelly A walkable distance from Howth village (just under 1km away), this five-be(...)