Dr Ali Selim of the  Irish Muslim Board:  the group says Muslim children can feel alienated at school, particularly in activities that revolve around Christmas such as nativity plays and carol services. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Muslim campaign group says school uniforms should accommodate Islamic dress codes by allowing girls to wear full-length skirts, long-sleeved shirts (...)

Circuit Court President Mr Justice Raymond Groarke heard Ellie Cooper had missed time from school

An 11-year-old schoolgirl whose right index finger was trapped in a seat while she attended a play has been awarded €35,000 damages in the Circuit Civ(...)