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Jason Evert was due to speak at the ‘Incite 2020’ student retreat event. File photograph: Alan Betson

Four talks by controversial US Catholic preacher Jason Evert this week have been cancelled after concerns were raised about his views on homosexuality(...)

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(...)

Travel and tourism featured strongly in a wide-ranging Junior Cert Spanish exam. Photo: iStock

Junior Cert Spanish students faced an occasionally “challenging” paper on Tuesday, according to teachers. Mark Walshe, a teacher in St Finian’s Comm(...)