Additional teachers could be used to ‘reimagine’ how teaching takes place at primary level. Photograph: iStock

Schools have reported instances of parents postponing starting their children in school last year due to Covid-19 concerns, according to a Government (...)

Government  programme  aims to alleviate congestion at school gates and increase the number of students who walk or cycle to school.  Photograph: iStock

Work is due to get underway at more than 100 schools this year to make it safer for children to walk, scoot or cycle to class. The planned improvemen(...)

Social distance queue lines installed by the staff at Teddy’s Ice Cream on Dun Laoghaire Pier on Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Where are we now? As the Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said on Monday morning we are living through “totally unprecedented times”. Thing(...)

A healthcare worker at  Shamrock Rovers’ Tallaght Stadium in Dublin which is being used as a testing centre for Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned of an “exponential increase” in cases of coronavirus as the confirmed number in the Republic reached 223, and in the(...)

Any decision to close schools will be made on public health advice, according to the Department of Education. “There is no such advice at this point,” a spokesmans said.

The Department of Education has said there are no plans for large-scale school closures “at this point” in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Whil(...)

Any decision to close schools will be made on public health advice, according to the Department of Education. “There is no such advice at this point,” a spokesmans said.

The Department of Education has said there are no plans for large-scale school closures “at this point” in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Whil(...)

Under the pilot project, SNAs will be automatically provided to schools at the start of the school year based on their profile rather than number of pupils diagnosed with disabilities. Photograph: iStock

Special needs assistants (SNAs) will be automatically provided to schools at the start of the academic year rather than waiting for an individual stud(...)

Kevin Fegan

Tommy Fegan, the new chairman of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) says he and his family try to console themselves that their son and brother Kevin had(...)

A   graduate may  expect to pay  €150-€160 a month until they reach 33 years  if a “study now, pay later” loan scheme is introduced. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A typical college graduate could expect to pay a monthly fee of €150-€160 until they reach 33 years of age if a “study now, pay later” loan scheme is (...)

Most UCC science courses have seen a rise. Photograph: Getty Images

Students have been bombarded by calls to study science, technology, engineering and maths over the past few years. The message seems to be working, as(...)

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