School: Villiers School, North Circular Road in Limerick The Leaving Cert isn’t always the best option for everyone. So what is? For a long time, St (...)

Students from Coláiste Phobal Ros Cré work on their project on the War of Independence.

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Mount Sion in Waterford runs a paired science project where transition year students work with primary school pupils. Photograph: Colin Shanahan

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St Nathy’s students get into the spirit of friendship week.

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