School Trips

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Schools won’t start back for more than a month but the lead-in time is long

It can’t be back to school time already, can it? No, not really. Schools won’t start back for more than a month, but as with most everything nowadays (...)

The most expensive item at secondary school level was books at €220. File photograph: iStock

Back-to-school costs are a financial burden for three-quarters of parents and one-third cannot afford some of the school items needed, a new survey ha(...)

We have let Irish children down in the past, inexcusably and with unthinkable consequences, and we quite rightly want to make sure that never happens again.

When it comes to child safety, you can’t be too careful. That’s one of those self-evidently true, sensible, rational statements, that starts to fall a(...)