Students in schools with disadvantaged status are up to three times less likely to engage with formal education, particularly in an online setting, according to Trinity College Dublin research. Photograph: iStock

When schools shut their doors on March 12th, many of the supports that aim to address the inequalities associated with low socio-economic status - bre(...)

Mary Coughlan celebrating her appointment as Minister for Agriculture in 2004. Photograph: Frank Miller

After Constance Markievicz, Ireland had no woman at cabinet for 60 years. In the past century, there have been just 19 female ministers - and two fema(...)