On foot of complaints, the Department of Education contacted a number of schools in the non fee-paying sector, advising them that admissions charges are illegal. Photograph: iStock

Some schools have been charging parents up to hundreds of euro in enrolment fees despite legislation prohibiting the practice. Between October 2019 a(...)

Oatlands College in Stillorgan: the policy available on the school website at the time of writing in early September still had references to non-refundable payments.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Two years ago legislation was enacted to end the practice of schools charging admission fees for enrolment. The law is clear: “A board shall not char(...)

Dr Aidan Moran: professor of cognitive psychology at University College, Dublin. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Aidan Moran Born: July 29th, 1956 Died: March 16th, 2020 The old adage that if you do something well enough the world will beat a path to your door(...)

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(...)

Irish Times education columnist Brian Mooney receiving an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland,  pictured with NUI registrar Dr Attracta Halpin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Times education columnist and career guidance counsellor Brian Mooney has been conferred with an honorary degree by the National University of I(...)

Muireann Twomey (right) from Clara from Co Kilkenny and Lynn Fenton (left) from Rathangan Co Wicklow getting their Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Seven students have achieved eight H1s ( between 90-100 per cent) in the Leaving Certificate while 53 have achieved seven top grades, it has been reve(...)

Muireann Twomey (right) from Clara from Co Kilkenny and Lynn Fenton (left) from Rathangan Co Wicklow  getting their Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny.Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Click here to download a PDF of the 2018 Leaving Cert results: https://iti.ms/2OCrN7g Seven students have achieved eight H1s ( between 90-100 pe(...)

The site at Oatlands College in Mount Merrion with planning permission for 64 residential units.

Two ready-to-go housing sites in Mount Merrion and Kinsaley, Co Dublin, with overall planning permission for 163 homes, are expected to attract stron(...)

5 Cherrygarth, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin

A well-presented bungalow with great potential is listed for sale at €795,000 on Savills website, but could sell for a good bit more given its popular(...)

Ryan Bell, student of Oatlands College, Stillorgan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Dublin student is hoping to have his Leaving Cert record amended after it emerged he was only awarded a H3 in mathematics despite scoring 99 per cen(...)

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