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Áine Nic Chárthaigh and her daughter Iona Logan (17), from Raheen, Limerick. She says her daugher has helped her become more eco-conscious. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Áine Nic Chárthaigh, a mother of one in Limerick City, has always considered herself a fairly committed environmentalist. That was until her daughter(...)

The group of TDs and Senator gathered to call for mass participation in the strike which coincides with the opening of a UN climate summit in New York.

TDs and Senators have called on schools to enable as many students as possible to attend Friday’s climate strike. Speaking with members of the group (...)

Students on the March for Climate Change in March. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Ten large rallies are being held across Ireland on Friday, the biggest in Dublin, as part of the global day of action to counter climate disruption. (...)

Educate Together to become ‘patron partner’ for Cabra Community College iand St Kevin’s College in Crumlin. Photograph: iStock

Parents who have been campaigning for greater multi-denominational secondary education in the Dublin area have welcomed changes in the patronage of tw(...)

It is estimated that only 1 per cent of primary and 2 per cent of secondary teachers come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: iStock

When Dr Rory McDaid, a teacher and academic, began researching the experiences of children from migrant backgrounds, one question kept rearing its hea(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has invited parents to help select patron bodies for new secondary schools in the greater Dublin area. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

The Islamic Foundation of Ireland is seeking to become the patron body of a new State-funded secondary school due to open in west Dublin next year. W(...)

Just as in the restaurant, students should consider that they like, what interests them, and what might be a turn-off. Photograph: iStockphoto

When the restaurant menu is so vast, it can be hard to pick your dinner. But what flavours do you like? What textures turn you off? And what is your g(...)

Ashbourne Educate Together National School was able to open its doors for the school year only on Monday.

Eighty children, due to start school last Monday, have had the beginning of their school year postponed again following delays in their school buildin(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said he wanted to help address the imbalance in the availability of Irish-medium education. Photograph: Alan Betson

Changes to the criteria used to determine the language and ethos of new schools have been welcomed by the Coimisinéir Teanga (Irish language ombudsman(...)

Campaign group ETHX during Friday’s protest. Spokeswoman Roisin Kelly said many pupils end up passing Harold’s Cross and crossing the city to access multidenominational secondary schools. Photograph: Alan Betson

Hundreds of parents and children protested through the streets of Dublin on Friday to highlight “postcode inequality” which is preventing them from ac(...)

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