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Schools are to be equipped with new energy-efficient windows, heating systems, lights and renewable technologies under a new pilot project. Photograph: iStock

Seventeen older schools are to be transformed into top-rated energy-efficient buildings this year as part of pilot programme to be extended across hun(...)

Sophie Kelly, Rachelle Biayi and Karl Fitzpatrick, from Pobalscoil Neasáin, Baldoyle, Dublin at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish farmers want to make their contribution to countering climate change, but would like more training on how best to reduce carbon emissions arisin(...)

John Boyle: “We must grow in membership and influence, strengthening ties with sister unions and professional organisations and delivering additional services to members.” File photograph: YouTube

A Dublin-based school principal has been elected to lead the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) from next year. John Boyle, principal of St(...)

Thobekile Sibanda and her child Kai in Clondalkin Towers in west Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Asylum seekers at a direct provision centre in Dublin, due to close before Christmas, say they are “shocked”, “scared” and “really down” at the prospe(...)

Winner: Patricia Poprawa’s ‘Draw me in . . . I’m waiting’

A painting titled Draw me in . . . I’m waiting, has won the overall prize at this year’s Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards. The winners of the compet(...)

A power cut in Lili Petrik’s  home in Innishannon, Co Cork, following Storm Ophelia. Lili’s mother warms herbal tea using  tealights. The house is also without heating. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

About 52,000 customers remained without electricity in Cork city and county on Wednesday with reconnection expected over the next two days. ESB Netw(...)

Once the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, Co Meath is a pretty special place. With lush landscapes of rolling pastures, plus good transport links to(...)

Topical questions  included the incinerator at Poolbeg. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

This year’s higher-level Leaving Cert biology paper was particularly topical and challenging, though it was not unfair, according to teachers. “Stude(...)

During her funeral , Danielle McLaughlin was described as  a colourful character, like a gem which caught the light and reflected it in all its beauty around her.

It should have been the darkest of days. But family and friends of Danielle McLaughlin ensured they honoured the “bright and vibrant” Donegal woman in(...)

Crowd told Danielle McLaughlin “the kindest person you could ever meet”.

Hundreds of people last night gathered in the Co Donegal seaside town of Buncrana for a candlelit vigil in memory of Danielle McLaughlin. The 28-year(...)

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