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Admissions figures show private schools and high-performing non-fee paying schools turned away hundreds of applicants last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools in the south Dublin area are among the most heavily oversubscribed in the country, according to enrollment data published for the first time. (...)

A group of parents protest over an end to sibling-first policies outside Our Lady’s Grove National School in Goatstown. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Jamie Tratalos and his partner, Lara Byrne, breathed a huge sigh of relief last year when their daughter secured a place in junior infants at their lo(...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn and Taoiseach Micheál Martin  during a post-Cabinet press briefing at Government Buildings. Photograph: PA Photo

and STEPHEN MAGUIRE People across the Border from Co Donegal have been urged to use their “civil an moral conscience” if considering visiting the coun(...)

A recent snapshot survey carried out by the ASTI found a quarter of secondary schools didn’t have warm water while more than eight out of 10 had poor ventilation. Photograph: Alan Betson

Teachers with underlying health issues, who are worried about the risks of returning to teach children and young adults, need further reassurance that(...)

 A court has approved a €20,000 settlement offer from a school board over the treatment of a schoolboy who was accused of theft. File photograph: Getty Images

For 10 weeks 12-year-old Luke Hanlon could not face his schoolmates after they branded him the “suspect thief” when money went missing from a staffroo(...)

Mr Calleary’s initial appointment as government chief whip shocked many, including himself. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has appointed Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary as Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. He also intends to a(...)

Tooting Meadow, in Drogheda, designed by McKevitt King, has won first prize in the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland’s 2020 public-choice award

A social housing development for families and elderly people in Drogheda, Co Louth, has won the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland’s 2020 pu(...)

Monica Hickey, 5th class teacher, and Matt Melvin, school principal, at St Etchen’s National School, Kinnegad, Co Westmeath in a classroom that can now accomodate 20 pupils according to the HSE guidelines on social distancing in schools. Photograph: Alan Betson

When public health guidelines for the safe reopening of schools were published this week, they worried Matt Melvin, principal of St Etchen’s National (...)

Catriona Golden, principal at Ennis Educate Together National School, says many parents feel stressed and  overwhelmed by the schoolwork being sent home for their children.

At a time when parents are fretting about trying to juggle work and their children’s home learning, one school principal’s advice has gone viral: “Sto(...)

Baldoyle is not as highly developed as other coastal spots in the area. Photograph: Alan Betson

What’s so good about Baldoyle? Want to be surrounded by three beaches, but still be within a roar of Dublin city centre? This northside suburb in Dub(...)

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