This year’s Leaving Cert
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 higher level maths paper 2 gave the wrong value for an angle in a trigonometry question, making two different answers possible.

The number of errors on this year’s Leaving and Junior Cert exams was “higher than usual”, according to the State Examinations Commission (SEC), which(...)

High Court judge High Court  Elizabeth Dunne who has been nominated to chair the Referendum Commission for the autumn ballot on a Court of Appeal.

High Court judge Elizabeth Dunne has been nominated to chair the Referendum Commission for the autumn ballot on a Court of Appeal. Judge Dunne, who wa(...)

The Government looks likely to guillotine the Bill paving the way for the abolition of Seanad Éireann, the whip of the Dáil’s technical group has said(...)

Miss Justice Elizabeth Dunne

The Government has changed the practice of delaying the establishment of a referendum commission until weeks before polling by setting up the body for(...)

 Students sitting maths were given inaccurate information on question 8a about a ship leaving port. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

A double whammy of mistakes hit the State exams yesterday, with confusing errors appearing on both the Leaving Cert higher level maths and junior cert(...)

Pupils of Marian College Sandymount commence their english exam in the school’s sports hall last week. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Two significant errors have been discovered in the Leaving and Junior Cert exams given earlier today. The State Examinations Commission has acknowledg(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan at the launch  in Dublin yesterday with Kieran Coughlan, Clerk Dáil Éireann. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Referendum Commission has criticised the Government decision to mount its own €1 million information campaign durin(...)

Harry McGee Political Correspondent The Bill that will trigger the referendum to abolish Seanad Éireann will come before Cabinet in the n(...)

The court heard RTÉ told the Government proposed advertising slogans for the referendum were political.

RTÉ told the Department of Children and Youth Affairs a month before the Children Referendum that slogans in the Government’s proposed ads for (...)

John Waters told the High Court that were it not for the Government’s information campaign the 42 per cent No vote would have increased to at least 50 per cent and perhaps more. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s unlawful spend of €1.1 million of public funds on its one-sided information campaign for the(...)

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