The cost of iPads and other digital devices in schools is a major issue for parents, say campaign groups. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

School policies which require the mandatory purchase of iPads at a cost of up to €1,000 are forcing many hard-pressed parents to borrow money, accordi(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, has been forced to find alternative accommodation for some studendents following ‘structural issues’ at its school. Photograph: Collins

Dozens of students have been asked to stay at home this week after part of a north Dublin secondary school was closed as a result of structural proble(...)

Leo Varadkar: the Taoiseach said parents and teachers all had a responsibility to educate children about appropriate behaviour. Photograph: Sean Curtin/True Media

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said an incident in which a “rape list” was scrawled in a boys’ toilets at a secondary school was “very worrying” and highl(...)

A mixed picture of education standards in Ireland’s schools emerges in revised school inspection reports which measure the quality of schools on a sli(...)

Inchicore National School in Dublin, reconfigured, redesigned and extended by Donaghy + Dimond Architects

‘It’s a very modern, very wooden building,” says a child in sixth class. It’s true, and it’s very glassy, all of which we are appreciating from thi(...)

Siobhan Canavan (left) and Anna Marie Deegan, South Dublin, South Leinster SNA branch, at the inaugural conference of Impact's education division in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Almost 60 per cent of special needs assistants (SNAs) in schools say they have been assau(...)