Wesley College

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Minister for Sport Shane Ross came under fire last year for allocating €150,000 to the fee-paying Wesley College.

Projects in Minister for Sport Shane Ross’s constituency are to receive almost 5 per cent of the total allocation of State funding in the latest batch(...)

Wesley College has written to parents to say it has  become aware of an attempt to abduct a   pupil while the student was  returning home from a work experience placement near the Dundrum Centre in Ballinteer last Friday. File  photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Dublin school has warned parents about the alleged attempted abduction of a pupil in Dundrum. A spokeswoman for Wesley College confirmed a letter (...)

58 Grosvenor Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6: all the period features are intact.

Grosvenor Road, a quiet leafy avenue off Rathgar Road in Dublin 6, has a fine mixture of house styles dating from Victorian times. One of the more int(...)

Minister for Sport, Shane Ross. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Applications for the State’s €40m sports capital grants programme reopen on September 7th with disadvantaged areas due to receive a higher priority as(...)

Wednesday morked an anniversary of sorts – it being 20 years to the day since I failed my driving test for the very first time. Obviously, I took it a(...)

Nicole Dickerson, a sixth-year boarding student at St Columba’s in Dublin. “There is a great support system here because we are surrounded by friends,” she says. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Not so long ago, things were looking bleak for boarding schools: student numbers were falling, Government funding for private education was being cut (...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross was criticised for his reaction to a grant awarded to private school Wesley College in his Dublin Rathdown constituency. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A review of the State’s sports capital grants programme has found that schools in disadvantaged areas should be given a higher priority in future fund(...)

PE teacher Agata Suszczynska, principal Declan Hughes and councillor Lettie McCarthy at St Tiernan’s Community School, Dundrum. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A disadvantaged community school – just yards from a fee-paying school at the centre of controversy over State-funded hockey pitches – says it has bee(...)

Due to refixtures the semi-finals and final of the women’s Senior Cup will take place this weekend. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

After months of delays, the women’s Irish Senior Cup reaches a swift conclusion with UCD facing Loreto at Santry Avenue and Belfast Harlequins meeting(...)

Shane Ross: “We were determined that we wouldn’t be coming out in front of a committee today and hear that ‘the Minister interfered here’ or ‘the Minister interfered there’.   Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

Sports Minister Shane Ross’s spectacles slid down to the end of his nose as he rose up in his seat, waving a sheaf of papers across the floor. Rob(...)

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