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# Back To School

This year
Simon Harris plans to take Irish lessons to 'brush up' ahead of becoming Taoiseach
Last year
Bus Éireann stands over ban on over-70s school bus drivers amid shortage
Driver shortages leave children without school bus for another week
Warm weather for back to school, with temperatures up to 26 degrees
Over 250 parents contacted SVP every day last week about back-to-school costs
Government urged to extend school books grant to secondary schools
Random school checks to be carried out to determine use of new free schoolbooks scheme
Back to school: Costs going down but parents still going into debt
All time
Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package
St Vincent de Paul received 30 calls an hour from parents unable to meet back to school costs
Poll: Have you noticed more traffic today?
Therapist: Back-to-school anxiety is real for many pupils this week - here's how you can help
Susi Lodola
Difficulties in procuring extra buses and drivers for school transport scheme, says Foley
Most parents concerned about cost of sending children back to school, survey says
Bonus back-to-school payment to be brought forward and paid next week
Back to school costs: Parents spending €1,518 on average as Dáil hears calls for more action
School transport fees to be waived for the year as Government announce back-to-school package
'We've no way to buy cheaper uniforms': Parents facing price hikes ahead of new school term
Schools set to re-open on Thursday as safety measures deemed 'effective and appropriate'
Minister to meet with unions next week as 'plan is for schools to reopen'
Education Minister rejects accusation of ‘complacency’ over return of schools
Q&A: The latest Covid-19 protocols for secondary schools as students return to classes
Hundreds of struggling parents call SVP everyday as back-to-school costs bite
832 outbreaks of Covid-19 in schools since last August, HSE reports
Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
New Covid variants 'do not change' the measures needed in schools, Foley says
Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned
Parents spending almost €1,500 a year sending children to secondary school - survey
Remaining secondary students to return to school on 12 April
Schools: Phased reopening begins as Education Minister says antigen testing has not yet been recommended
Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
Cabinet sub-committee gives green light for phased reopening of schools in March and April
More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened
Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
'It's a huge risk': Pregnant teaching staff say they've been left in the dark over the return of schools
Is your child worried about going to school? An expert has some tips for parents
'For the love of God': Anger as shed to be used as Covid-19 isolation room at Athlone school
'It's up to everyone to try their best to get this right': Inside a Wicklow school preparing to reopen
Return to school: Two-thirds of principals say they have teachers with underlying health issues
New cough, stay at home. Runny nose, attend school: HSE releases new advice for parents