The Whistleblast Quartet (left to right): Conor Linehan (piano), Oonagh Keogh  (violin), Mary Curran (French horn), Ken Edge (clarinet and saxes)

“Be whatever you want to be,” the teenagers from Balla Secondary School, Mayo, sing in choral harmony. “Like a unicorn in a field full of horses. Don’(...)

Parents queue outside Clonturk Community College, in Whitehall, Dublin, in order to secure secondary school places for their children. Photograph: Clonturk Community College/Facebook

A new secondary school in Dublin filled all of next year’s school places within hours on Monday morning after parents queued overnight to guarantee ac(...)

Educate Together has announced that it will open nine new schools across the country. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Educate Together has announced that it will open nine new schools across the country. It marks the second highest total of Educate Together schools t(...)