Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

Moate Community School students celebrate their win, which earned them prize money of £4,000 (€5,000). Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Moate Community School in Co Westmeath has won the 2014 All Island School Choir Competition. The televised contest, organised by the all-island peace(...)

Suzanne Doyle happy for her twin sons, Nathan (left) and Jordan, who received their Leaving Cert results from St John’s College, Ballyfermot. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There are winners and losers in exams as there are in life, but there appeared to be precious few losers from yesterday’s Leaving Certificate results.(...)