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Prof Áine Hyland, one of the founding parents of the   Dalkey School Project, with David Rankin (10), Dylan O’Broin (11), Emily Roarty (5), Sophie Roarty (8), Matt O’Broin (7) and Oliver Donohue (9) at Educate Together’s 40th anniversary event. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

When a pioneering group of parents went about trying to set up the State’s first multi-denominational school in the mid-1970s, they quickly realised t(...)

Students gather outside Stepaside Educate Together National School, Sandyford, Dublin, which was officially opened on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven years ago it was a flimsy prefab with a single teacher and seven students on the grounds of De La Salle Palmerstown rugby club. But a gleaming (...)

Development site at Arden Road, Tullamore, Co Offaly, which is expected to include a mixture of townhouses, semi-detached homes and detached units

A site with planning permission for the development of 116 homes at Arden Road in Tullamore, Co Offaly, is expected to attract competitive bidding whe(...)

Lenny Abahamson on anti-Semitism: “You are in the box that stuff is pointed at, and your children are too. That’s quite a thing”

Lenny Abrahamson clatters into the conference room of Element Pictures’ canal-side Dublin offices. The window is open on early autumnal sun. He has bi(...)

Career guidance is crucial for students who are weighing up their choices about what course to do. Photograph: iStock

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here. Choosing a college course is a big decision. Are you choosing a degree, or choosing a caree(...)

Increased automation and artificial intelligence are set to make many white-collar jobs obsolete. Photograph: Getty
How to future-proof your child

Every parent wants the best for their child, and most of today’s parents grew up with the unspoken but widely accepted notion that their children woul(...)

‘History and geography is all new: the day they had the 32 counties for homework, I needed to step in to help them pronounce Laois and Monaghan.’

Arriving back at school last week, our youngest nudged us away from the door - “I’ll go in by myself”. I took it as a good sign as we start into our s(...)

Max Woods and Emily Moore from Kildare during their first day in junior infants at Kildare Town Educate Together National School. Photograph: Alan Betson

It was Maria Byrne’s first day at her new school. She was a little nervous. And a little excited. Actually, she was quite altogether excited but(...)

Pupils from Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrrelstown. From left: Stephen Balaneasa; Philip Pauliy; Lola Toki; Jessica Odemena; Daniels Afekhai; Callum Daughton; Niamh O’Connor; Geoffrey Jr. Onwueme; Bintou Sylla; Leen Alazhari; Ayaan Suleiman; Michaela Solinas. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It was Friday, November 13th, 2015, the night of a co-ordinated terrorist attack in Paris. Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrrelstown, northwest Dublin(...)

The glacial pace of divestment progress prompted Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin last year to criticise elements of the church for “dragging their feet” over the issue.

When Pope Francis lands in Dublin airport tomorrow, he will touch the ground of country where the educational landscape has changed significantly sinc(...)

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