Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together school in Dublin, which was closed due to concerns over “significant structural issues”. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA

As initial assessments are set to conclude on the 42 schools at the centre of concerns over structural deficiencies on Tuesday, Minister for Education(...)

Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together school in Dublin, which was closed due to concerns over “significant structural issues”. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

Engineers have now inspected 21 schools constructed by Western Building Systems (WBS), the developer at the centre of controversy over school building(...)

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(...)