Visitors from France enjoying their visit to Temple Bar in Dublin on March 7th, 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

There is little in the 161-year history of this newspaper that has been afforded the all-consuming coverage which the pandemic has had since the begin(...)

This year’s Leaving Certs  have been battered by the backwash of the pandemic. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

It is entirely understandable that when it comes to second-level students, this year’s Leaving Certs have been the focus. They have been battered by t(...)