Louise Holden

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 Round table talks at the Dáil na nÓg  ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Health’ National Youth Parliament  in Croke Park last year. Photograph: Chris Bellew
How this project was compiled

This extensive investigation into Relationships and Sexuality Education in Irish schools was made possible by the support of the Mary Raftery Journali(...)

From left Elizabeth Moylan (15) from Manor House, Raheny, Dublin, Lee Sherlock,(16) from Marian College, Ringsend, Dublin and Patrick Murphy (16) from St Benildus College, Kilmacud, Dublin take part in the RCSI Transition Year (TY) MiniMed programme in Beaumont Hospital.

It’s not for the fainthearted, but hundreds of students applied to take part in a week-long immersion in the life of the medic at Beaumont Hospital la(...)

Photograph: Helder Almeida/Getty

Why are the Irish so bad at maths? The Department of Education inspectorate reported this week that a quarter of postprimary maths teachers are failin(...)

Teachers’ salaries: selected pay scales around Europe. Source: Eurydice survey 2013. Montage: Dearbhla Kelly

As parents face the disruption of their children’s secondary schooling as a result of the ASTI’s industrial action over the Haddington Road agreement,(...)

The Union of Students of Ireland has described as “disappointing” the level of dissatisfaction with Susi

More than 50 complaints from students who have had difficulty having their third-level grant applications processed through the centralised Student Un(...)

Extending the city fabric: (from left) Niamh Cuddy, Joanna Sikora, Kirstan Bontas, Shannon Delahunty and Andrea Kennedy at the launch of the development of the new urban quarter in Grangegorman that will be soon be home to the amalgamated DIT campus. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Most Dubliners are aware by now that the multi-campus college that is DIT is making its way to a new one-stop-shop in north Dublin. What is less we(...)

Nicole Collopy (left) and Kristel Aguila  of Ringsend College in Dublin with their Leaving Cert results. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Many students hoping for a place on business or science courses in university will be disappointed this morning as the points requirements for these s(...)

September Week 1: Freshers’ week, stuff of legend. This is the time to join every society and club with an attractive shopfront and free win(...)

1 Dropping off the face of the planet. It’s common for freshers who are living at home to regard the folks’ gaff as a venue of last resort. If you (...)

 Know your art from your elbow: graffiti by Sums at this year’s Bridge Jam street-art festival in Drogheda, Co Louth

You can coast through school on a diet of whatever you’re told and what your friends like, but college is different. Now you have to be a cultural (...)

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