Brian Fleming

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Sharon Bolger with Felix Kehoe and her son, Max O’Neill, both aged 12. She is a franchisee of School is Easy, which provides additional tuition to primary school children. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Private tuition – or “grinds” – are a familiar part of life for many secondary school students. But what about grinds for primary school children? A (...)

Despite the introduction of “free” secondary education in 1967 and the abolition of third level fees in 1995, access to third level education in Ireland continues to be contingent on socio-economic status. Photograph: iStock

News this week that the class gap in higher education has not narrowed and that students from more affluent families dominate high points courses is h(...)

ASTI president Deirdre Mac Donald says additional work generated by Junior Cycle changes are just one of a range of new demands on teachers in recent years.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Major curriculum change at senior cycle level should not take place until there is a comprehensive review of the impact of Junior Cycle changes, a tea(...)

Angela Clarke composed a number of songs, and this one, Hoist the Flag, was written in Dublin after the Rising.

A long forgotten 1916 song, one of only a couple known to have been composed by a woman at the time, was performed in Clarke Square in the National Mu(...)

 A nine-year-old Palestinian boy in the emergency room  of the Shifa hospital, Gaza City, holding his baby sister who was injured by shrapnel in  July 2014. Photograph: Oliver Weiken/EPA

On this day two years ago the Israeli army launched a six-week attack on Gaza that left more than 2,500 Palestinians dead, including 556 children. The(...)

The 13.5 acre landbank on the edge of Killarney in Co Kerry

A 13.5-acre landbank on the edge of Killarney in Co Kerry is on the market through agent Daniel Fleming Auctioneers for €520,000. The land holding, w(...)

A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual ParadeNew Theatre***Brian Fleming’s take on the St Pat’s For All Parade in Queens, NYC, is a personal story wher(...)

Briefs encounter: the Australian troupe is back with The Second Coming

Each preview includes a code. Here’s what they mean:BYM: Bring your mumBYD: Bring your dadEB: Early bird – starts before 8pmL: On at lunchtimeS&S:(...)