“Coping with the aftermath of critical incidents has become a challenging but necessary task for a number of schools.” Photograph: iStock

Additional training in suicide prevention is being introduced for teachers so that every postprimary school has personnel capable of responding to con(...)

An image of  Jack Kenneally (left) and Shay Moloney, in an image released by Ennis Rugby Club on Friday. The club paid tributes to: ‘Our warriors when the going got tough. Our leaders when the pressure came on. Our pride when they took the field. Our joy when they lit it up off the field. Our devilment when it all got too serious. Our gentlemen always. Our terrible loss. Photograph via Twitter

A senior garda has described as “heroic” the efforts made by Shay Moloney to save the life of his friend Jack Kenneally in a lake outside of Ennis, Co(...)

Garda van leaving the Children’s Court in Dublin after a  13-year-old boy appeared at a special sitting on Friday evening and was charged over the death of Anastasia Kriegel (14). Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A judge has warned that anyone sharing the identity of a 13-year-old boy accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel (14) will face prosecution. At the bo(...)

The derelict house and farmyard on the Clonee Road, Lucan where the body of Anastasia ‘Ana’ Kriegel was found. Photograph: Collins

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of Anastasia Kriegel, the 14-year-old girl who was found dead in Lucan last week. Th(...)

Fianna Fáil TD James Brown said increasingly teachers  were meeting  children who had nothing physically or intellectually wrong with them but who were presenting with speech, language and social developmental issues. Photograph: Getty Images

Children as young as between four and six years are presenting with anxiety, stress and other mental health issues, Fianna Fáil TD James Browne has cl(...)

Teacher Aisling Kelliher with pupils at Ghoirt Álainn primary school in Cork city, practising “milkshake breathing” which helps to reduce anxiety. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Spelling tests and messy handwriting are no longer the only key talking points at primary school parent-teacher meetings. Increasingly, a new issue of(...)

Among teachers, 30 per cent felt an ADHD diagnosis was stigmatising for a child and 30 per cent believed it was caused by poor parenting.

Four out of five teachers who encounter a child with the condition ADHD are likely to have no special training in the area, a conference in Dublin has(...)

Castlerahan National School in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan where Alan Hawe was a deputy principal: Mr Hawe    was found dead  with his wife Clodagh   and their children Niall (11), Ryan (6) and Liam (13)   in what is being treated as a murder-suicide: Photograph: Eric Luke

Two schools have paid tributes to Alan and Clodagh Hawe, who died along with their three children on Monday in a suspected murder-suicide. Mr Hawe w(...)

Róisín Lowe at St Leo’s College, Carlow: “I see a word and think I’m spelling it correctly but the words move about on the page.”  Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Róisín Lowe is a star student. She got an A in Junior Cert English. There’s almost no reason she shouldn’t perform well in her Leaving Cert next ye(...)

Michael Warren was rushed by ambulance to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar where he was being treated for his injuries. He passed away in hospital early on Tuesday. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

There was a sombre mood at a midlands school on Wednesday as Leaving Cert students arrived to collect their results. Michael Warren (18), who in June (...)

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