Robin Reinplu and his father, Reimo Reinplu,  leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A student who suffered a laceration to one of his fingers when it was cut by a saw during a school woodwork class has settled his High Court action ag(...)

The board of managment of Clonkeen College has begun legal action against the Christian Brothers to prevent the sale of its playing fields. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The board of management of a Dublin secondary school was “kept in the dark” about plans by the Christian Brothers to sell part of its playing grounds (...)

Students at Clonkeen College protesting at the Dáil on Wednesday over the proposed sale of the school’s sports pitches to developers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Any decision on whether to dissolve Clonkeen College’s board of management will not take place until after a High Court challenge over the sale of the(...)

 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(...)

Clonkeen College. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has voiced her support for the Clonkeen College board of management in its dispute with (...)

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, by school grounds the Christian Brothers want to sell. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The board of management of Clonkeen College in south Dublin has been told it will be dissolved over its resistance to a controversial plan by the Chri(...)

Christian Brothers’ school lands are to be transferred to the Edmund Rice Schools Trust. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The Christian Brothers have told the Department of Education they are prepared to transfer school lands worth approximately €100 million under conditi(...)

The State wants the 18 religious congregations covered by the Ryan report to contribute half the total cost. Photograph: Getty Images

The Christian Brothers rejected a Government proposal that playing fields associated with their schools be transferred to a trust they had established(...)

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