Teachers who are members of the TUI picket outside Greenhills College on Tuesday as part of a one-day strike over pay.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The next government is facing potentially more industrial unrest in schools as the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) on Tuesday said it(...)

Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland on strike outside Mount Temple Comprehensive in Clontarf, Dublin, over equal pay. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Several hundred schools across the country are closed on Tuesday as part of an ongoing campaign against a two-tier pay system by the Teachers’ Union o(...)

Nicole Riordon (left) and Jade Doran celebrate after receiving their Leaving Cert results at St Mary’s Holy Faith Killester, Dublin. Students are being urged to have fun but act responsibly as they enjoy their big day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Students planning to celebrate their Leaving Cert results today are being encouraged to have fun but stay safe. Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn sa(...)