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Alison with  Lir Playschool owner Kerrie Redford; Dr David Menzies, a consultant in emergency medicine at St Vincent’s Hospital; dad Ben Slater; mum Ruth Kidney holding their younger daughter Emma. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Alison ate some yogurt. Within 10 minutes, her eyes and lips had swollen and she was vomiting. She was in anaphylactic shock. Within 15 minutes, her(...)

Course selection can come down to running your options through a process of elimination.  Photograph: iStockphoto

Career guidance teachers have all sorts of tools and techniques to help young people figure out what they want to do after college. But what about sta(...)

Maeve Richardson, welfare officer with the Irish Second Level Students Union: “Good schools have peer-support networks to support young people, especially in the early days.”

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

Coláiste Naomh Eoin is on the beautiful and historic island of Inis Meáin, Co Galway.

You won’t find one of Ireland’s most unique schools on today’s feeder lists. Coláiste Naomh Eoin shares a roll number with Coláiste Cholmcille in Indr(...)

Breda Lynch  at the ASTI conference in the INEC, Killarney on Wednesday. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

Parents and students deserve information about schools. By giving a snapshot of how many students from a given school are going on to third-level, the(...)

On average, and all things being equal, girls generally outperform boys in Leaving Cert subjects, whether or not they have boys sitting beside them in the classroom.

Boys and girls About a third of Ireland’s post-primary school are single-sex. By international standards, this is unusual. Today’s feeder school lis(...)

The feeder schools list includes all schools in the Republic of Ireland where 11 or more pupils sat the Leaving Cert in 2016. Photograph: iStock

The information published today aims to provide parents with a snapshot of information about how many students, from each school in the Republic of Ir(...)

The Irish Times was the first newspaper to publish information about how many students, from which school, go on to third-level. Photograph: iStock

They’re perhaps the most controversial feature of the Irish education landscape. Back in 2002, The Irish Times was the first newspaper to publish info(...)

College progression rates are lower in more disadvantaged areas of Dublin such as Ballyfermot, Finglas and Clondalkin compared with wealthier parts of the city.

Download the Feeder School PDFs here: http://iti.ms/2jQ8tpk Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are denied the same opportunities as the(...)

Life-changing and devastating: “There is not enough support for people with brain injuries, and the funding we get is not enough to meet demand,” says clinical psychologist Dr Brian Waldron

Falls, assaults, car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, suicide attempts: there are many ways in which people can acquire a brain injury. “Suffere(...)

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