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Bertie Ahern made an appearance in the Junior Cert history paper. Photograph: Eric Luke

Students may have been somewhat surprised to find that the American and French revolutions did not appear on this year’s Junior Cert history higher-le(...)

Donal Colum O’Cleirigh, who has died aged 84, was senior lecturer in music at St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University, and contributed significan(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

The snow leopards range across the snowy mountains of a dozen countries in Central and South Asia, but their numbers had declined in recent decades as hunters sought their spotted pelts and farmers killed them to protect livestock. Photograph: Getty Images

A unique conservation effort in Afghanistan has helped bring the elusive snow leopard back from the brink and given hope to one of the poorest and mos(...)

Notre Dame’s Tyler Eifert catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown in the last American Football college game played in the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

The Irish American Football Association (IAFA) has initiated arbitration proceedings against the organisers of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic(...)

The students involved are due to start their exams next month. Photograph: Eric Luke

At least five Leaving Cert students at a fee-paying school in south Dublin were suspended from school just weeks before their exams following a water(...)

Funeral cortege of Michael Barr on its way to St Mary’s Church in the Melmount area of Strabane. Photograph: Strabane Chronicle/PA Wire

Fourteen people have been arrested at the Co Tyrone funeral of a dissident republican man who was shot dead in a Dublin city pub last month. The me(...)

Ben Megarry (19), from Harmin Park, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, is accused of claiming a bomb had been planted at Columbine High School (above) in Colorado where, in 1999, two students murdered 13 people. File photograph: Getty Images

An autistic student from Co Antrim is to stand trial accused of hoax bomb warnings at major US airports and the scene of a previous high-school gun ma(...)

Enda Kenny in Davos yesterday: the 90-minute debate on “rebooting the global economy” was not his natural territory, as the discussion delved into the nuances of labour patterns and emerging market developments. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

It was a case of back to school for Enda Kenny as he took his seat in the Alpine High School in Davos yesterday. It was a far cry from last year when (...)

Former president Mary McAleese. Photograph: Frank Miller

One hundred years ago the republican movement and the Irish language movement were closely linked in the minds and hearts and lives of many Irish peop(...)

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