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Tara O’Sullivan (15): “Trying to squeeze three years of learning into a two-hour exam for a subject like English seems ridiculous.”

A 15-year-old schoolgirl has told an Oireachtas committee how completing her mock junior cycle English exam was like “a competition to see how fast y(...)

A mixed picture of education standards in Ireland’s schools emerges in revised school inspection reports which measure the quality of schools on a sli(...)

Wedding day: Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan at Dublin City Hall on January 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ann Louise Gilligan Born: July 27th, 1945 Died: June 15th, 2017 A gentle radical whose elegance, sensitivity and deep spirituality were matched by he(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

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(...)

Niamh Ryan from Castleknock with her eight A1 results in the Leaving Certificate at Loreto College, St Stephen’s Green. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Schools with the highest achievers in this year’s Leaving Cert results are from Cos Dublin, Cork and Mayo. While no candidate received nine A1s this(...)

Aaron Crowley at the Wesley College Dublin Interschools Music Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I am at the Interschools Music Festival at Wesley College Dublin, and students with instruments and music sheets are brimful of nervous energy, ready(...)

The junior boys go through their paces at the All-Ireland Schools and Irish Universities Cross Country Championships at the Sligo Showgrounds. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile.

If we have a fitter, leaner, stronger schoolboy athlete than Kevin Mulcaire right now then he’s hiding out somewhere. No one could touch Mulcaire at S(...)

 Maureen Smith with her son Seán and grandson Noah (12) in Sandymount, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Maureen Smith, 77 Growing up in Farney Park in Sandymount, Dublin 4, the street was Maureen Smith’s playground. “In winter, I was roller-skating all o(...)

 Olivia’s friends form a circle of honour at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Tricolour and the Stars and Stripes flew at half mast in a gentle breeze outside the Church of our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock. Close by, a(...)

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