Parish Priest Fr Greg Howard officiates at the funeral Mass  of Kimberly O’Connor at St Mary’s on the Hill Church in Knocknaheeny, Cork, on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A girl aged 16 killed in a car crash a week ago was recalled with love as a kind and generous person at her packed funeral Mass on Wednesday. Jennife(...)

Seven sets of twins  started first-year at Glanmire Community College for the second year in a row. They are Jack and Callum O’Connor, Peter and Sean O’Brien, Adam and Sarah Hayes, Japheth and Joanna Kolawole, Ethan and Heather Bowman, Zach and Howard O’Connor, Oliwia Przychodzka and Oskar Przychodzki. Photograph: Jim Coughlan.

It was very much a case of staff and pupils at a Cork secondary school having to do “a double take” on Tuesday morning when, for the second year in su(...)

Leo Varadkar: the Taoiseach said parents and teachers all had a responsibility to educate children about appropriate behaviour. Photograph: Sean Curtin/True Media

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said an incident in which a “rape list” was scrawled in a boys’ toilets at a secondary school was “very worrying” and highl(...)

Davis College principal Stephen Gilbert said the school was treating the matter extremely seriously and had removed the list of names as soon staff learned of its existence. File photograph: Google Street View

A campaigner against sexual violence has called for greater discussion among secondary school students about rape and sexual violence after somebody i(...)

Members of Baltimore Inshore Lifeboat, Conor Dempsey and Pat O’Driscoll, with the recovered camera belonging to pupils from Terence MacSwiney College.

Pupils at a Cork school are celebrating after their entry in an international competition to send a helium balloon into the stratosphere proved suc(...)

“The aim of the challenge is to send a balloon equipped with a small digital camera up into the stratosphere and capture some photographs and the students have done some Trojan work over the past few weeks working out the best way to position the camera,” said Terence McSwiney College Lillian Heylin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A Cork school was today hoping to create a little bit of history by boldly going where no Irish school has gone before - sending a helium balloon up t(...)