University of Limerick: Outside Dublin, proximity to a third-level college and socio-economic status seemed to be key determining factors in whether or not students go on to third level. Photograph: iStock

Click here to download the full 2018 Feeder School tables Students from the most affluent parts of Dublin are up to 14 times more likely to prog(...)

The proportion of school leavers heading to college is now edging towards 60 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The Irish Times Feeder School data published on Tuesday provides details of the educational pathways of thousands of students across almost 700 second(...)

Belmont Avenue in Dublin 4 is a road you could easily miss. Linking the busy thoroughfares of Donnybrook and Ranelagh it’s a long, narrow artery flan(...)

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(...)

Of Ireland’s 732 post-primary schools, 490 (67 per cent) are co-educational.

Boys and girls schools are sending the same numbers of students to third-level, while co-educational schools are performing well, according to a gende(...)