‘The poem, An tEarrach Thiar, was also one the students like to study.’ File photograph: Getty

Irish paper two Higher level students who covered the entire course will have been happy with Irish paper two, according to teachers. John Gavin of (...)

Students sitting higher-level Irish paper two will have been pleased with a broad and varied paper that had something for everyone, particularly in th(...)

The second higher-level maths paper was tougher than Friday’s Paper One, teachers have said. “Students would have been far less happy leaving this pa(...)

The impact of Brexit on Ireland and the EU featured in today’s Leaving Cert higher level  geography exam. Photograph: iStock

There was a strong emphasis on environmental issues in this year’s Leaving Cert higher level paper and many of students’ favourite topics cropped up. (...)

Sylvia Plath’s appearance in Leaving Cert English paper two prompted relief in exam halls across the State.

Thousands of English students breathed a sigh of relief this afternoon when the poet Sylvia Plath appeared, as had been widely predicted, on the highe(...)

From left:  Katelyn Hart, Miruna Toma, Anna Piela, Andreea Sandy, with Casey Ralph and Geri Dornan, look over the Leaving Cert English paper at Mount Carmel Secondary School,  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This year’s higher level English paper one challenged young people to think critically and creatively, according to teachers. For the second year run(...)

Pictured at the announcement of this year’s finalists are Kevin McLoughlin, EY partner lead for the awards programme, and Anne Heraty, chief executive of Cpl Resources and chair of the judging panel

The shortlist for the 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced with Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh and Matt Ryan of hospitality gro(...)

Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

Principal: Chris Darby St Eunan’s may look like Hogwarts but visitors should not be fooled as tech is very much in evidence at the school. The all(...)

Professor Mathias Urban, the Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education.

A centre for early childhood studies that aims to place Ireland at the centre of the global map of early childhood research has been formally opened a(...)

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