Laura Medvedieva with her son Artiom (12) and Golden Retriever Rix at  the CityWest conference centre. Ms Medvedieva said her son was very happy to have  friends at his new school there and ‘they didn’t even have a chance to say goodbye’.

A number of Ukrainian refugees were given just 15 hours notice that they had to move and take their children out of the schools they were attending. (...)

The court heard that Mr McNulty was on bail and gardaí had no objection to it being extended.

A man facing 379 charges of theft and fraud has been remanded on continuing bail, at Portlaoise District Court. Malachy McNulty, 39, Summerhill, Bel(...)

John Gallagher talks with students from Francis Street  school in 2007. He was chairman of the board of management there for years. File photograph: Kate Geraghty.

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