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Irish Holocaust survivors (from left to right) Walter Sekules, Suzi Diamond and Tomi Reichenthal attending the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in the Mansion House, Dublin on Janauary 27th Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There are four Irish victims of the Holocaust, according to new research unveiled in Dublin on Sunday at the at the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Serv(...)

Those most likely to miss significant amounts of school time include students with emotional or behavioural problems, special needs or mental health issues. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

All schools will be required to prepare detailed plans to monitor school attendance under new guidelines. Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has la(...)

Empty desks: Schools are obliged to alert Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, if a child has missed out on more more than 20 school days a year. Photograph: Thinkstock

More than 500 parents were threatened with prosecution last year over their failure to ensure their children attend school, new figures show. In all,(...)