Head coach Anthony Eddy talks to the Ireland women’s team during squad training for the  World Cup Sevens at   San Francisco GAA club. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Ireland Men and Women Sevens teams take to the field at AT&T Park in San Francisco, home to the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, in their r(...)

On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

File photograph of the Headmaster’s house at the King’s Hospital, in Palmerstown, Dublin. A girl (14)  was removed from the school by her mother because of alleged intimidation.

A 14-year-old girl was removed from the King’s Hospital school in west Dublin by her mother because of alleged intimidation and bullying that worsened(...)

 From left: Julie Byrne,  Sarah McGovern, and Kate Sheehan celebrate getting their Leaving Cert results, at Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

The Dublin bid of DIT, IT Blanchardstown and IT Tallaght for technological university status will cost €24 million to implement. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

The plan to upgrade institutes of technology into technological universities (TUs) is proving a lot messier than anticipated. The estimated cost of(...)