Several thousand school children rally in a climate protest  in Bergen, Norway. Photograph:  EPA

Thousands of children are set to skip school on Friday in protest over inaction on climate change, but their actions are posing a dilemma for school p(...)

16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg calling for urgent measures to combat climate change. Photograph: Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters

More than 21 protest events are to be staged across the country on Friday coinciding with school strikes for action on climate change, which will be a(...)

Students for Schools Striking 4 Climate at the Leinster House. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A group of secondary school students embarking on a national climate strike on March 15th have set out a series of initial demands – all of which are (...)

Many Irish boarding schools are reporting a rise in interest from Spanish and German families as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union

Many private schools in Ireland struggled over the past decade with enrolment due to a combination of austerity measures, a sluggish economy and chang(...)

 Emer Foley teacher (with megaphone) joined other Students, teachers and parents from North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School protest outside Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Hundreds of pupils at a secondary school in Bray, Co Wicklow, have demonstrated outside Leinster House after it was confirmed they will be forced to l(...)

Brian Wall, guidance counsellor St Mary’s Secondary School, Rathmines, Dublin, and Marion Rackard, project manager with the HSE Alcohol Programme, at the launch of Alcohol and Drugs: A Parent’s Guide. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teenagers who receive parental permission to drink alcohol are far more likely to suffer harm, a leading child psychiatrist has said. Dr Bobby Smyth(...)

A ‘for sale’ sign outside the temporary home of North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School in Bray, Co Wicklow. The school is due to vacate the property by May 1st next year.

A secondary school in Bray, Co Wicklow, says it is being forced to source emergency accommodation in hotels and sports clubs for its students because (...)

Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross at the NTA’s   media briefing of the plans for Dublin bus.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for the Irish Times

Minster for Transport Shane Ross has complained to the National Transport Authority (NTA) about plans to reform Dublin’s bus services, warning that it(...)

Students gather outside Stepaside Educate Together National School, Sandyford, Dublin, which was officially opened on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven years ago it was a flimsy prefab with a single teacher and seven students on the grounds of De La Salle Palmerstown rugby club. But a gleaming (...)

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