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Irish-medium schools account for 4.5 per cent of primary schools in the State, though research by the ESRI indicates the level of demand is about 23 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The main management body for Irish-speaking schools is considering legal action against the Department of Education on the basis that parents are bein(...)

With 90 per cent of primary schools under Catholic control, many teachers are obliged to teach faith. Photograph: iStock

Teaching an eight year old they were a sinner was not something I thought I’d signed up for when becoming a teacher. But, as it turns out, it’s necess(...)

A file image shows bullet holes in the windscreen of the vehicle Paul Kavanagh was driving when fatally shot on Church Avenue in Drumcondra, Dublin 9 on March 26th, 2015. Photograph: Collins.

A man who was fatally shot on a residential road in Dublin three years ago had left the house after being asked by his partner to park a car for her, (...)

The Growing Up in Ireland study is the biggest and most complex social science project ever to be undertaken in this country and provides thousands of insights into the lives of children. Photograph: iStock

A quarter of our three-year-olds are overweight or obese; 50 per cent of Irish-born mothers don’t even start to breastfeed their babies; 16 per cent o(...)

Prof Áine Hyland, one of the founding parents of the Dalkey School Project, with David Rankin (10), Dylan O’Broin (11), Emily Roarty (5), Sophie Roarty (8), Matt O’Broin (7) and Oliver Donohue (9) at Educate Together’s 40th anniversary event earlier this year. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Four new Educate Together secondary schools have been given the go-ahead for 2019. They will serve Donaghmede and Howth in north Co Dublin; Co Wick(...)

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath called on the NTA to have a “meaningful and extensive consultation” with the disabled and the elderly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Changes to Dublin’s bus network under a €2 billion overhaul show a disregard for the disabled and elderly, Minister of State for Disability Issues Fin(...)

Architect Dermot Bannon helps launch Vodafone Ireland’s Vodafone Gigabit Broadband campaign. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

By his own admission, and despite a reputation for creating homes that meet most modern-day needs, Dermot Bannon is something of a Luddite. He’s not, (...)

A file image of Laura Kenna (35), of no fixed abode, arriving  at the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman arrested on suspicion of slicing a civil servant’s throat told gardaí­ she “did it” because the Department of Social Protection was supposed t(...)

 Martin Aylmer (31), of Casino Park, Marino, Dublin 3, pictured leaving the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in July 2018. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A man who helped a criminal organisation murder a Dublin bar manager has been sentenced to three years and nine months in jail by the Special Criminal(...)

Liam Ó Muirthile  in Dún Laoghaire in 2007: “Liam lived life; his legacy is the inspiration to live ours.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

PHILIP KING Speaking about his 770km walk across the Pyrenees from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela, in the autumn of 2015, Liam Ó Mu(...)

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