Larkin Community College. Photograph: Google Street View

A 14-year-old boy who fractured his foot after a saw fell on it while he was attending a woodwork class at school has been awarded damages of €18,000 (...)

The father of the late David Byrne, James, is seen behind a line of gardaí at the Special Criminal Court after the State dropped the charges against the man accused of killing his son. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The two gardaí stationed outside Larkin Community College in north inner city Dublin spent most of Thursday morning outside their patrol car, enjoying(...)

 Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe with students at Larkin Community College at the at the launch of a project to boost pupils’ opportunities in the digital economy. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Schoolchildren in Dublin’s north inner city are to take part in a new programme which aims to give local students a career pathway into the digit(...)

Blaise Smith, My Parents, Allen and Elizabeth Smith, 2018

Work by all 25 artists shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize will go on view in the Portrait Gallery of the National Gallery of Ireland from Satur(...)

Latifat Olagoke with her son Trevon at Lucan Library: “I try to bring him to the library, get him to do some history and spend a few hours on the computer, but he is getting frustrated.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Trevon Olagoke (13), from Lucan, Co Dublin, has not had a school place he can go to since June. He has a mild learning disability and needs a specia(...)

Smashing Times Theatre Company, which has been working in process-led educational theatre for almost 20 years

Drama in education – the use of embodied make-believe – has proved to be a highly effective teaching and learning tool, from ancient Greek times to(...)

Sinéad O’Sullivan tutors second-year students in digital media literacy in Mercy Secondary School in Inchicore, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is Wednesday afternoon in Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore. There is a man in reception talking about robots. He has one in his bag to show som(...)

Aivis Kerans of Larkin Community College rehearsing for the students’ play, The Girl With No Name. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The corridors of Larkin Community College are emptying out for the day, but in one classroom a dozen students remain, standing in a circle, avoidin(...)

Teachers strike: members of the TUI and the ASTI picketing Rosmini Community College on Grace Park Road in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers on the picket lines spoke as one yesterday in defending external assessment of the Junior Cert exam. Protesting outside Belvedere Coll(...)