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The Dublin Academy of Education is the newest grind school to open in the capital. From left to right, student Ava Hennessy, principal Michael Ruaidhrí Deasy, teacher Ronan Murdock and student Keerthana Kissan Thomas.

Grind schools charging more than €7,000 a year are reporting a surge in demand amid signs the economy is continuing to grow. The Dublin Academy of Ed(...)

And, after an hour of non-stop flipping and blinding, all of the sweets have gone and the rewarding of good behaviour scheme has hit its first major snag.

One of the proudest moments of my life happened about six months ago in the cor pork of Stillorgan Shopping Centre, when the great Jordi Murphy looked(...)

Seán Gallagher reacts as Martin McGuinness tackles him on the issue of a Fianna Fáil fundraiser. Photograph: RTÉ

Seán Gallagher almost became president in 2011 until his campaign imploded in the final days of the campaign. But what exactly happened? It had been,(...)

“You better stop with the constant effing and blinding! Because I’m sick to the teeth of it – and I’m saying that as someone who’s been hanging around rugby clubs all my life!”

“Where the fock are we?” little Leo goes – three years old and effing and blinding like Lil Wayne. It’s kind of funny. I pull into the cor pork. I’m(...)

 Stillorgan Shopping Centre in 1967.  Photograph : Dermot Barry.

In December 1967 Dublin was a much smaller city, and Stillorgan a village straggling up the hill from an unremarkable road. But something new had lan(...)

Ailbhe O’Halloran of UCD students’ union says some students are being forced to commute from long distances. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students’ unions are refusing to advertise some student digs on the basis that that homeowners are charging “exorbitant” rents. UCD students’ union s(...)

In many of our fellow continental EU partner countries, such practical hands-on courses are seen to be as of equal status as those offered by third-level colleges

On Monday last, tens of thousands of places on Level 8 and Level 6/7 degree and higher cert programmes were offered by the CAO to applicants who have (...)

 The Houlihans at their renovated house at Lakelands, Stillorgan. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

If you met husband and wife duo, Kevin Houlihan and his Swedish wife Kathrin, at a dinner party you wouldn’t necessarily have them pegged as property (...)

Question: if you’re a woman of a certain age, what was the point where you realised, almost as if it had happened overnight and when you weren’t looki(...)

Eoghan Murphy: “I can confirm that the NTA and TII are looking seriously at alternative options that will not see the community segregated.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The National Transport Authority (NTA) is expected to redraw plans for the new Metrolink rail line following political opposition to the closure of a (...)

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