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From TheJournal.ie A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month Back To School

A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month

The new figures coincide with new data on a surge in homeless children in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school Back To School

'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school

The RSA said children are particularly vulnerable road users and parents should ensure drivers can see them.

From TheJournal.ie Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own The First Day

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own

This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But we’ve got some expert tips for dealing with it.

From TheJournal.ie 6 ways to cut the cost of the school run Back To School

6 ways to cut the cost of the school run

Getting in the car costs money. Here’s how to lessen the load.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books Back To School Burden

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

From TheJournal.ie The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child Free Education

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child

There has been a slight drop in the number of parents getting into debt to fund these costs.

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance Helping Hand

Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance

The department is launching an awareness campaign well ahead of the 30 September deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for parents: Back to school allowance is going up by 25% Social Protection

Good news for parents: Back to school allowance is going up by 25%

Meanwhile, the weekly payments for those in Direct Provision are also set to be increased.

From TheJournal.ie Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol' Adult Education

Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol'

An education bleeds into the way you view the world and your movement through it, writes Conor Reynolds.

From The42 Tipp and Kerry derbies the highlights of the Dr Harty Cup and Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final draws Munster Colleges

Tipp and Kerry derbies the highlights of the Dr Harty Cup and Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final draws

Reigning champions Árdscoil Rís and St Brendan’s Killarney learned their fate in the Munster colleges draws.

From TheJournal.ie 'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education Adult Education

'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education

Senator Lynn Ruane encouraged early school leavers to return to education this week at an event aimed at increasing participation in adult learning.

From TheJournal.ie Car tip: Keep kids safe for the school run by using the right seat School Run Safety

Car tip: Keep kids safe for the school run by using the right seat

Stay on the right side of the law and keep your precious cargo safe by using the correct restraint system.

This Cork dad ROARING at his kids in the car about going back to school is the greatest

BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO SCHOOOOOL…

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place Rock N Road

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.

From TheJournal.ie This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years Back To School

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

From TheJournal.ie Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface' Back To School

Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface'

The schools will open in Cork, Dublin, Mayo and Wicklow.

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school

Oh yeah, we’ve been there.

From TheJournal.ie It now costs almost €800 to send a child to first year in secondary school Back To School

It now costs almost €800 to send a child to first year in secondary school

Barnardos is demanding action to help parents deal with back to school costs.

From TheJournal.ie Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000 Business Studies

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000

Almost a third (31%) of parents find themselves in debt covering back to school costs.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What are the best school days of your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What are the best school days of your life?

Ah, to be starting it all over again.

From TheJournal.ie 'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?' Opinion

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed

Wine, wine, and more wine.

From TheJournal.ie What to do if your child's hair gets infested with head lice Back To School

What to do if your child's hair gets infested with head lice

Sorry to bring it up, but…

This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school

Rule number one: Don’t say ANTHING about mam not being there for the day.

From TheJournal.ie Just how expensive is this time of year for parents? It’s the week in numbers Back To School

Just how expensive is this time of year for parents? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How much beer is made in Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie "The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms Uniform Thinking

"The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms

Sending children to school is getting more and more expensive.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?

Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?

From TheJournal.ie A lot of parents are struggling to afford back to school costs Business Studies

A lot of parents are struggling to afford back to school costs

Just a week after the school year ended, many parents will be fretting about the cost of books, supplies and uniforms,

From TheJournal.ie Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents School

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents

Principals are almost twice as likely to face threats or actual violence than other working groups.

From The42 Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card Back To School

Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card

The lottery of the European Tour’s Qualifying School awaits.