Carl O Brien

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“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(...)

A concerned parent contacted the Neil Prendeville show on Cork’s Red FM  to say a list left in the toilets at Davis College (above) in Mallow, Co Cork, stated the girl “with the most ticks will get raped”. File photograph: Google Street View

A secondary school in Mallow, Co Cork is investigating the circumstances surrounding the posting of what was described as a “rape list” in the boys’ t(...)

The president of DCU has called on policy makers to take action to help control the escalating rental cost of student housing. Professor Brian MacCrai(...)

DIT’s new campus which is taking shape in Grangegorman, Dublin. Photograph: Marie-Louise Halpenny.

Up to 1,300 jobs are set to be created over the next two years after a new phase in the development of DIT’s campus at Grangegorman received the green(...)

Green Party Senator Grace O’Sullivan says the standing of new technological universities could be jeopardised before they are even “off the ground”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Universities have expressed alarm that their reputation could be damaged due to the “dumbing down” of criteria required for institutes of technology t(...)

French teacher Natasha Lynch is using social media to teach pupils during the school closures. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Many school pupils were celebrating the prospect of several days free of school and homework yesterday. But for John Gavin’s pupils in a Limerick sec(...)

Enrolment figures  for the 2017/2018 academic year  show  total enrolments in mainstream primary schools stood at 555,241, up by just over 5,000 or 1% over the previous year

Multi-denominational schools are the fastest growing school patrons in the State, with pupil numbers growing 10 per cent in the last year alone. Howe(...)

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