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No matter where you are on the island, experienced runner Conor O'Keeffe has a route picked for you.  Please remember the maps be(...)

Class sizes in the private primary sector are typically much smaller than in public national schools where there is an average of 25 pupils for each teacher. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Enrolment in private primary schools is on the rise as affluent parents choose to pay for smaller class sizes, a broader curriculum and “wrap-around” (...)

Pictured outside Headfort school are (from left to right) headmaster Kevin Allwright; Rupert Butler of the senior management team; Lorraine Mancey, board member; Mike Bolton, senior management team; Marcus Williams and Jack Blakiston Houston, both board members. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland’s only boarding school for primary school children is set to reopen after closing earlier this year due to financial problems exacerbated by t(...)

When gardaí searched the boot of the car, they found a bag of shopping and hidden beneath a packet of sausages were two packets of cannabis weighing 962 grammes and worth € 19,240. Stock photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

An attempt by two men to hide a stash of almost €20,000 worth of cannabis under some sausages in their car proved unsuccessful when a garda smelled th(...)

A Garda at the house on Blackthorn Close, Kells, Co Meath, where two men, one from Navan, and one from Kells died in a house fire this  morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two men found dead following a fire in Kells, Co Meathon Thursday morning have been named as Martin Reilly and John Power. Mr Reilly (51) was from Ke(...)

When Clifton Collins was arrested he was growing a crop of cannabis every 16 weeks in Galway,  which he eventually sold for about €28,000. Photograph: iStock

When Clifton Collins pulled his Lexus 4x4 into a forest road near Sally Gap in the early hours one Tuesday morning, three years ago, his world was abo(...)

HBFI said on Thursday that it loaned a total of €114 million to finance the construction of 616 new homes around the State in its first 12 months. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

State-owned Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) loaned builders €114 million to fund more than 600 new dwellings in its first full year, the latest f(...)

Sean Scully's Pink Three will be auctioned at Sotheby's in London on February 19th  with an estimate of £200,000-£300,000.

Results Tuesday and Wednesday, January 21st and 22nd Sheppards of Durrow, Newtown House Sale Seventy-one percent of lots sold. Lot 794, Irish 18th c(...)

Six-carat natural unheated Ceylon sapphire set on platinum, circa 1910, guiding €25,000 for John Weldon at the Kilkea Castle antiques fair.

Forthcoming auctions Wednesday, January 15th RJ Keighery, William Street, Waterford. Pub Furniture and Interiors Auction To include the contents of(...)

Gardaí intervened in an attempted ATM robbery in Virginia, Co Cavan last Wednesday morning. Photograph: Garda Press Office.

A group of men based across four counties who have links to the republican movement are under investigation for a series of ATM robberies, including a(...)

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