Minister for Education Norma Foley said there would be no change to the length of exams in Leaving Cert. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Education Norma Foley has stopped short of giving a guarantee that the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle exams will go ahead in 2021. (...)

Fergus McCabe was from Marino in Dublin’s northside. File photograph: Peter Thursfield

Veteran community activist Fergus McCabe, who died during the week, aged 71, was part of the “beating heart” of inner city Dublin, President Michael D(...)

Minister for  Higher Education  Simon Harris TD and the CAO held a meeting on Monday to discuss the number of places which are likely to be required for upgraded students.

Up to 450 new CAO offers will be issued on Thursday to students whose Leaving Cert results were upgraded following errors in the calculated grades pro(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley expressed regret to students for what had happened at a press conference

An independent review of errors in the calculated grading process which led to thousands of students receiving the wrong results only focused on a sam(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley speaking at a press conference on the coding errors found in the Leaving Cert calculated grades system. Photograph: Maxwells

Up to 1,000 extra college places may be needed for students due to errors in calculated grades issued to thousands of Leaving Cert candidates. Minist(...)

“These are errors which should not have occurred. However, the error will not disadvantage any student,” Minister for Education Norma Foley said. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Minister for Education has apologised for errors which resulted in at least 6,500 students receiving a lower grade than they ought to have receive(...)

Labour Party leader Alan Kelly appealed to the Government ‘not to kick this legislation down the road for six months’.File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government’s failure to introduce a statutory sick pay scheme is a breach of public health advice, the Dáil has been told. Labour leader Alan Kel(...)

 The weekly figures reached a new high of almost 84,000 Covid-19 tests processed last week.  File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The Health Service Executive is sourcing additional Covid-19 testing capacity as the system struggles to cope with the current surge in demand. It ha(...)

Dara Calleary is the second minister for agriculture to resign since the formation of the new Government.  File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former minister for agriculture Dara Calleary has resigned from his position as deputy leader of Fianna Fáil following the controversy over his attend(...)

The Dáil adjourned in the early hours on Friday morning after a bitterly divisive row over changes to speaking rights.

The Dáil will return from its summer recess on Tuesday September 15th after a break of six weeks. The House adjourned in the early hours on Friday mo(...)

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