Suzanne Kelly

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Anna Dowdall and Amy Byrne from fifth class in Glenasmole national school participating in a special Minecraft session at DCU St Patrick’s campus. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Microsoft has teamed up with RTEJr to launch a new digital skills competition for primary schools. The competition challenges students across the i(...)

Microsoft bought the developer of Minecraft in 2014 and launched an education edition two years later. Photograph; Thiago Prudencio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

RTÉ is seeking an independent production company to film next April’s studio finale of Microsoft Ireland’s schools Minecraft competition, while the br(...)

A young diabetic patient checking his blood sugar levels on a glucose meter, or glaucometer with the support of his mother. This boy has his medical testing devices and insulin syringe (pen) on the table in front of him. He is writing in his journal or diary to record his levels.

Up to five children and teenagers a week in Ireland are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and, increasingly, it is not being spotted early enough to avoi(...)

Múinteoir Ray Cuiddihy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The teachers and makers of RTÉ’s homeschool programme on teaching through the pandemic Cúán Mac Conghail, series producer of Home School Hub and(...)

RTE’s  “home school hub” will be aimed at first to sixth class pupils and will be broadcast on weekday mornings from 11am to 12 noon. Photograph: iStock

RTÉ is planning to bring the classroom to the livingroom by broadcasting an hour of school on TV each weekday from next Monday. The “home school hub”(...)

Donald Trump has sparked plenty of discussion since his controversial bid for the US presidency began last year. But for the first time the debate abo(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign stop at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachussetts, in the US. Photograph: AP Photo/Charles Krupa

British lawmakers are to hold a debate on a petition signed by more than half a million people calling for US Republican presidential candidate Donald(...)

The proposals from the Department of Finance included a recommendation that appeals should only be made to the High Court, and that appeals to the Circuit Court would no longer be allowed. Photograph: Frank Miller /	The Irish Times

Controversial proposals by the Department of Finance to make tax appeal hearings open to the public for the first time have met strong resistance from(...)

Sinn Féin spokesman on finance Pearse Doherty said the party’s submission would propose reducing the deficit by “slightly over €2 billion”. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Sinn Féin will drop its calls for a wealth tax in next month’s budget as part of a dramatic departure from its approach to balance the State’s finance(...)