The internet is a great source of learning aids for those who cannot afford extra private tuition.  Photograph: iStock

Grind schools charging up to €7,000 a year are reporting a surge in demand amid signs the parents are willing to spend whatever it takes to boost thei(...)

 The Christian Brothers propose to sell 7.5 acres of fields, used by Clonkeen College in Deansgrange for sports, for a reported €18 million. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An ongoing dispute between the Christian Brothers and a south Dublin Catholic secondary school over the planned sale of playing fields has been referr(...)

Parents, staff  and student representatives of Clonkeen College, Deansgrange, held a press conference on Wednesday to protest plans by the school patron to sell off  playing fields for development. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Parents, teachers and pupils at a Catholic secondary school in south Dublin have criticised its patron, the Edmund Rice Schools Trust (ERST), over pla(...)

Clonkeen College in Deansgrange, south Dublin:  The Edmund Rice Schools Trust, which manages 100 Christian Brothers schools across the State,  has moved to dissolve the board of management, but need the approval of Minister for Education Richard Bruton

The board of a Catholic secondary school in south Dublin has appealed to Minister for Education Richard Bruton to “back the school” in a dispute with (...)

Edward Melly, principal of Clonkeen College, Blackrock, Co Dublin,  with view of school grounds which are to be sold by the Christian Brothers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A south Dublin secondary school is threatening legal proceedings against its founders, the Congregation of Christian Brothers, to stop the sale of 7.5(...)

Principal of Clonkeen College Edward Melly has criticised the Christian Brothers’ decision to sell 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of playing fields behind the school. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The principal of a Catholic secondary school in south Dublin has called on the Department of Education to take it over and for its patron, the Edmund (...)