Bunting Road, Walkinstown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

What’s so good about it? Is it fair to call Walkinstown a well-kept secret? The reputations of nearby Crumlin, Drimnagh, Clondalkin and Terenure are (...)

AbbVie employees at St Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill, Cork, where they completed an extensive refurbishment.

Now very much established as a global AbbVie tradition, the annual Week of Possibilities, founded in 2014, sees employees around the world come togeth(...)

Representatives from St Aidan’s community school in Tallaght, Dublin, and  AbbVie Ireland at the school’s newly refurbished science lab, which was completed during the company’s 2017 Week of Possibilities. Photograph: Rob O’ Connor

Over the past few days more than 400 AbbVie employees have volunteered thousands of hours to improve and renovate schools in their local communities. (...)

Eoin Corbett: ‘I prefer to learn by doing than by sitting down with a book’

The drums are banging loudly for college. Trinity is the best university in Ireland and everyone should aspire to attend third-level. Students might o(...)

Students Caitlin Mc Gee, Abbie Doyle, Chloe Clifford and Chloe Delaney from Caritas College, Ballyfermot,  are sitting their childcare exam paper for the Leaving Cert Applied.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Leaving Cert is regularly criticised for its pressure cooker-style final exams and rote-learning. Wouldn’t it be better if there was a more pract(...)