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Garda Dave Ahern spotted the fire at the Tria Express 24 hour filling station near the Square in Blarney in Co Cork as he was on patrol

Gardaí investigating an arson attempt at a 24-hour filling station in the tourist village of Blarney in Co Cork have seized a number of items for fore(...)

 Garda Dave Ahern spotted the fire at the Tria Express 24 hour filling station near the Square in Blarney in Co Cork as he was on patrol

Gardaí investigating an arson attempt at a 24-hour filling station in the middle of a busy tourist village are hoping forensic tests will help them ca(...)

Many Irish boarding schools are reporting a rise in interest from Spanish and German families as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union

Many private schools in Ireland struggled over the past decade with enrolment due to a combination of austerity measures, a sluggish economy and chang(...)

Clongowes Wood College: The second most expensive boarding school in Ireland at  €19,890 a year.

Irish boarding schools are benefiting from a “Brexit bounce” as increasing numbers of overseas families choose to educate their teenage children in Ir(...)

Farmer John Coughlan pictured on his farm in Buttevant, Co. Cork. He needs 550 kgs of meal (over half a tonne) extra per day since mid-June to feed his animals due the grass shortage.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

“We had a very long winter last year and with ground conditions were so wet, cows couldn’t graze so farmers were feeding silage much earlier and deple(...)

Public representatives have urged Cork County Council to come up with an engineering solution to a dangerous junction on the main Cork-Limerick Road t(...)

Clongowes Wood College:  its  numbers have climbed to 450 students, the highest in more than 200 years. Photograph:  Peter Thursfield

Many boarding schools say student numbers are on the rise because parents do not want their children to be “hunched over screens” in their bedrooms, a(...)

Nicole Dickerson, a sixth-year boarding student at St Columba’s in Dublin. “There is a great support system here because we are surrounded by friends,” she says. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Not so long ago, things were looking bleak for boarding schools: student numbers were falling, Government funding for private education was being cut (...)

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CATHEDRALS Down Cathedral, Downpatrick Sundays at 11:30am and Thursdays at 10am with Holy Communion. You are very welcome to visit Down Cathedral. Mo(...)

Barbara Ennis, principal of Alexandra College in Dublin 6: “Parents have a choice and they want to invest in their children’s education.”  Photograph: David Sleator

Not so long ago, many private schools were facing falling student numbers, government funding cuts and an uncertain future. Several private schools o(...)

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