Carl O Brien

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Schools built over the next four years should be named after the founding figures of the State, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has proposed. However, the Tao(...)

Irish director Lance Daly has made his Famine film as a revenge tale in the vein of ‘Unforgiven’

Irish language speakers are to be allocated reserved places in student residences at NUI Galway as part of a scheme to boost the language at the unive(...)

The Department of Education does not have any power to force schools to cut the cost of uniforms or books for parents, according to internal records. (...)

Muireann Twomey (right) from Clara from Co Kilkenny and Lynn Fenton (left) from Rathangan Co Wicklow getting their Leaving Certificate results at Kilkenny College in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Seven students have achieved eight H1s ( between 90-100 per cent) in the Leaving Certificate while 53 have achieved seven top grades, it has been reve(...)

Students who take the new physical education  exam in the Leaving Cert are to be given digital devices to submit videos of themselves taking part in an activity  for examiners to grade. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students who take the new physical education (PE) exam in the Leaving Cert are to be given digital devices to submit videos of themselves taking part (...)

Dublin’s docklands area has become a hub for business and innovation.

Student accommodation crisis - share your story: Are you scrambling to find a place to live for the coming academic year? Are rental price hikes makin(...)

“We would urge anyone involved in exams and supporting young people with their studies to ensure students look after their emotional health”

Parents are being advised to help look after their children’s mental health as tens of thousands of students prepare to sit their Junior and Leaving C(...)

Irish healthcare could be damaged if there is too much focus on a blame game over the cervical cancer controversy, the chief executive of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has warned.

Irish healthcare could be damaged if there is too much focus on a blame game over the cervical cancer controversy, the chief executive of the Royal Co(...)

Isn’t it high time to make sport – in all its guises – a key subject in Irish schools? Isn’t it time to wake up? In an age where mental wellbeing and (...)

School fees: new primary schools typically cost about €6.5 million; new secondary schools cost more than €22 million

The Department of Education has been forced to put hundreds of applications for major school refurbishments on hold amid pressure to build new schools(...)

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