Increasingly, pupils are taking the lead on environmental projects that are changing habits, growing leaders – and helping to protect the planet. Photograph: iStock

Visit any primary or secondary school in Ireland, and you are likely to find a number of green flags at the gate. Across the walls, there is artwork,(...)

Symptoms to look out for are irritation, flu-like symptoms, a rash in the case of measles and swelling along the jaw line with mumps. File photograph: Getty

Parents in some of the wealthiest parts of the State have been slowest to have their children vaccinated, unpublished figures show. Uptake of the MMR(...)

Secret eating and binge eating are common problems among adults and children. Photograph: iStock

Question: My daughter has just turned 11 and is a very anxious child in a way that manifests in aggression and low self-esteem. There have been proble(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

OMG – TMI? Or not enough? Most of us may know that means “Oh my god, too much information.” What about MOS? “Mum over shoulder” is a warning that tex(...)

It is envisaged that all national schools will have received their national flag by Proclamation Day on March 15th, 2016. Photograph: Ed Pritchard/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

A national school in Co Mayo will become the first of 3,300 in the country to receive a copy of the national flag and the Proclamation as part of the(...)