Special classes are designed to cater to the needs of young people who have been assessed as requiring more specialised support and might not cope in a regular classroom. Photograph: iStock

Is there a two-tier gap in the education system for children with autism or learning disabilities? Many campaigners and parents of children with speci(...)

Disadvantaged schools have much higher concentrations of students with special needs,  an Irish Times analysis of data on education supports found. Photograph: iStock

Fee-paying schools do not provide any special classes for children with autism or learning disabilities, it has emerged. Disadvantaged schools, by co(...)

Ballintyre, a development of houses and apartments on a 24-acre site. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Nestled at the base of the Dublin Mountains, close by the M50, Ballinteer in Dublin 16 is a relatively new neighbourhood. The town largely came into e(...)

‘Anyone serious about completing the Dublin marathon should start their training no later than the first week in July.” So says Minister for the Arts,(...)