Ireland has been transformed as a society by the introduction of free second-level education 50 years ago which enabled children to build careers base(...)

There is a ‘disjointed’ approach to the way more than €800m is being spent on further education courses, a Government review has found. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There is a “fragmented” and “disjointed” approach to the way more than €800 million is being spent on further education courses, a Government review h(...)

Efforts to provide greater choice for parents have proven slow and divisive. Photograph: Getty Images

The State is to lease a primary school that had been on verge of closure from the Catholic Church and re-open it as a multi-denominational school. Th(...)

Pupils participate in a class at Coláiste Gleann Lí, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Coláiste Gleann Lí is a co-educational second-level school under the aegis of Kerry Education and Training Board (ETB). The school is non-fee paying a(...)