Admissions figures show private schools and high-performing non-fee paying schools turned away hundreds of applicants last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools in the south Dublin area are among the most heavily oversubscribed in the country, according to enrollment data published for the first time. (...)

  Mr Justice Meenan made directions for the exchange of documents between the sides for the October 21st hearing.

An action by a Leaving Cert student at Dublin’s Belvedere College has been chosen as the “lead” challenge over the standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cer(...)

 St Kilian’s German school in Dublin took a case claiming   the standardisation model lead to an “extraordinary” downgrading of results in German and other subjects there.

A High Court judge has said a “lead” case concerning standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cert grades will be heard next month, only if lawyers agree which(...)

Eva Milka and Eoin Jenkinson of Gaelic Escargot, the snail farm and business they run in County Carlow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

From hemp and medicinal herbs, a new generation of farmers are exploring new methods and new crops  Eva Milka first came to Ireland from Po(...)

International travel might be limited for now but alternatives include taking a gap year, deferring and working or repeating the Leaving Cert.
CAO is not the only game in town

So you didn’t get the course you want. Or you’ve got the course you thought you wanted, but now you’ve changed your mind. Perhaps you don’t really wa(...)

Lucien Bull’s stereoscopic spark drum camera in 1904. Photograph: SSPL/Getty

Earlier this year scientists at the California Institute of Technology announced they had developed a new photographic technique capable of capturing (...)

GAA president John Horan with Tom Ryan, director general GAA, and Monsignor Eoin Thynne at the unveiling of headstones on the graves of Jerome O’Leary (10), Michael Feery (40) and Patrick O’Dowd (57) who were among the 14 people killed at Croke Park on  Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

By mid-morning on Sunday, November 21st, 1920, the centre of Dublin had plunged headlong into wild chaos. All around Dublin Castle, the traditional se(...)

The late Fr Godfrey O’Donnell (80) was ordained a Romanian Orthodox priest in February 2004 by His Eminence the Metropolitan Iosif.

The funeral Mass of Fr Godfrey O’Donnell (80) the only Irishman to be ordained a priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church in Ireland, took place on Mond(...)

Belvedere College’s Daniel Hawkshaw scores a try against St Mary’s. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Belvedere College 17 St Mary’s College 13 Not even producing a serious candidate for the best try of the Leinster Senior Cup will come as a meaningf(...)

 Richard Staveley holding a photo of his grand aunt Jane Boyle, who was shot dead in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday 1920. Photograph: Alan Betson

This Thursday in Glasnevin, an important legacy issue for the GAA will literally be laid to rest. On what will be the 99th anniversary of Bloody Sunda(...)

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