Irishtown, Dublin 4.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

What’s so good about it? Few inner-city neighbourhoods have seen the dramatic transformation that Ringsend has in recent times. Irishtown has benefit(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  and Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces with students from Ringsend College at the launch of the  Global Schools programme. Photograph: Julien Behal

Irish diplomats and peacekeepers are to visit every secondary school in the State over the coming months as part of ambitious plans to double Ireland’(...)

If you feel an exam paper did not go well, it is a very good idea to view scripts with your teacher. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

August 16th will be a day fraught with nerves and excitement for many as thousands of students receive their Leaving Cert results. While we can all (...)

Students need to ask themselves honestly where they went wrong during the previous year. Photograph: Getty

Thousands of students who will receive their results on August 17th will have mixed feelings as they face into what is likely to be one of the toughes(...)

Application deadlines have passed for many continental European degree programmes but some are still open for courses from September, particularly in the Netherlands

There are a number of reasons you may not have a CAO offer. First, you may not have got the Leaving Cert or PLC exam result you were hoping for, or(...)

Chris Maher, founder and chief executive of Musical Youth Foundation, with student Daryl Ward, at Ringsend College, Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill  Dara Mac Donaill  Dara MacDonaill

“Learning the guitar has made me a lot more organised and a lot more confident,” Daryl Ward (16) says. Ward is taking time between classes at his scho(...)

Leaving Cert points are not the only way to progress to college

More than 30,000 students enrol on Post-Leaving Certificate-Further Education (PLC- FE) courses every year to gain a qualification in a vocational are(...)