Student profile

“My favourite subjects in school are home economics and Irish. I love studying Irish because I enjoy learning about Irish culture and poetry. “In ho(...)

Snowfall in Co Longford on Friday. Photograph: Tierna Dolan

Dozens of schools throughout the borders were closed on Friday following overnight snowfall and freezing temperatures. Many schools – including St N(...)

Conor Gallagher, who got nine A1s in the Leaving Cert, with classmates at St Michael’s College, Ballsbridge, which is sixth in table. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fee-paying schools continue to dominate the tables showing how many students progressed to high-points courses in college. What we have designated a(...)