Department fo Education sources say option of awarding grades to students in the absence of exams will be discussedPhotograph: Eric Luke

Teachers’ unions have voiced concerns with Department of Education officials about the health implications for members if the Leaving Cert goes ahead (...)

The 2019 Leaving Cert exams drew to a close for most students on Tuesday with Japanese, Arabic and politics exams.

The longest-ever set of Leaving Cert exams have finally drawn to a close, with around 1,300 students sitting papers in either Arabic, Japanese or poli(...)

Post-primary teacher Mark Baldwin says his SchooVR platform is education led, curriculum based and supports a variety of different learning styles

Today’s kids are so immersed in the vivid world of digital imagery that book learning can seem pretty dull by comparison. Keen to keep his students al(...)

The Leaving Cert drew to a close yesterday with five exams.

The 2018 Leaving Cert drew to a close yesterday with five exams including technology, Italian and Japanese in the morning and, in the afternoon, appli(...)

Claire Gill with her children Sadie (4) and baby Callum, at their home in Swords, Co Dublin: she put five-month-old  Callum’s name down for an Educate Together school place five days after he was born. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The original spelling for Swords in north Dublin, according to a 14th-century manuscript on the life of St Columcille, was “Sord” or “Surd”, meaning “(...)

Garda technical members at the scene of the killing of Dermot Byrne, in Swords, Co Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A man (29) who was arrested in connection with the murder of father-of-three Dermot Byrne has been released without charge. Gardaí confirmed the man (...)

A Garda Technical Bureau member examining the scene in Swords on Sunday. Gardaí believe taxi drivers with dashcams can aid their murder inquiry. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Gardaí believe a man found dead in north Dublin in the early hours of Sunday was beaten and left to die partially clothed on the street. Large sectio(...)

Garda Technical members at the scene in Swords. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gardaí have identified the man found dead in north Dublin in the early hours of Sunday morning and have made an arrest. A suspect for the murder in S(...)

Eva McAndrew (12), Cloghans Hill NS, Co Mayo, and Sarah McGovern (9), Cabra, Dublin, taking part in “LearnStorm” in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An online maths initiative which has attracted about 30,000 Irish students culminated in a final at Dublin Castle over the weekend. LearnStorm, a fre(...)

I regret not sitting down with you, And holding your frail hand. I regret just standing in the corner, Watching you breathe, And ju(...)