Eimear Kennedy (15) who got an A in Italian having learnt the language using the Duolingo website and app, and watching  YouTube clips.

Being one of four pupils in the country to have achieved perfect grades in the Junior Certificate is an impressive feat. But for 15-year-old student (...)

Alex Ryan (18) became ill at a house party at St Patrick’s Terrace, Green Street, Cork, on January 19th.

The sister of a teenager who died after taking a synthetic drug has said what happened her brother was “Russian roulette” and could happen to anyone. (...)

Alex Ryan, from Old Coach Road in Millstreet, died after consuming a deadly synthetic drug at a house party.

A young man died from a heart attack after taking a deadly synthetic drug at a house party last January, Cork Coroners’ Court heard yesterday. Alex (...)

Young Scientists of the Year Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan with managing director of BT Ireland Shay Walsh and Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two students from Balbriggan have captured the top prize in the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Maria Louise Fufezan and Di(...)