A Constance Markievicz 1918 election poster, erected last year to mark a special exhibition. File Photograph: Getty Images

History could remain an optional subject in the Junior Certificate cycle, under a draft report from a government-ordered review. The National Counci(...)

Jack Lynch: reference to his  speech on Northern Ireland

Junior Cert students took a history paper yesterday but the subject is threatened by planned reforms of the Junior Cert programme, say teachers.The Hi(...)