When writing Diving for Pearls, Jamie O’Connell felt a shared experience of being born a certain way and being told that it was repulsive throughout  childhood.

I was 21 when I met my mother for the first time in 15 years. We met in a cafe just off St Patrick’s Street in Cork. It was at the height of the Celti(...)

An initiative using redundant parts of the TV spectrum could be the key to providing broadband for the hard to reach places.

An initiative using redundant parts of the TV spectrum could be the key to providing broadband for the hard to reach places, Microsoft has said. The(...)

The new junior cycle has been akin to the toddler who keeps bumping into things and cannot quite get sturdy on its legs. It has gathered far more doubters than believers. Photograph: iStock

With the new style in-house Leaving Cert grades very much on my mind, I’ve been trying to establish how much past data and how much future speculation(...)

Many applicants use the initial CAO application in January as a holding exercise and it will soon be time  to submit a definitive list of options. Photog: Getty

Now that the Assessed Grade and written Leaving Cert examination process is upon us, it is now time to review your course choices - and get them right(...)

The man was sentenced to four and a half years with the final year suspended. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A man who threw gardening equipment out a car window during a high-speed pursuit on a motorway has been jailed for three and a half years. Jordan Car(...)

Under proposed reforms, Leaving Cert Irish will comprise two specifications.

In a rare step several Irish language and education stakeholder groups have come together to jointly call for the postponement of a consultation proce(...)

Career choices will recur many times over your lifetime. Photograph: Getty Images

What will you do after you complete the Leaving Cert? It might seem a simple question but if you think about it, you might find that the answer is no(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster said: “We’re asking everyone to stay at home unless there are good reasons for leaving your home ... there will be police powers to direct you home if you’re not following the regulations”. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

All A-level and GCSE exams will not go ahead this year, the North’s minister for Education Peter Weir confirmed on Wednesday as Northern Ireland faced(...)

Two large surveying vessels, including the Celtic Explorer, bring scientists out to survey waters beyond 30 nautical miles off the Irish coastline. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

“If we don’t have the data, we can’t make sustainable management decisions,” says Thomas Fury from the Marine Institute. This is possibly the simplest(...)

‘We know we are at the forefront of a national endeavour to keep our schools open,’ writes John Curtis. ‘We are proud of the progress to date and will do everything we can to enable that to continue.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The fact that our schools are continuing to operate during Level 5 restrictions, even with recent difficulties such as contact tracing and sanitisatio(...)

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