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From TheJournal.ie Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists Building And Property

Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists

The accommodation in Dartry can cater for up to 1,000 students.

From TheJournal.ie Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis Gaeilge

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person' Education Fair

'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'

An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.

From Business ETC Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists Building And Property

Locals stall plans from 'bad neighbours' Trinity College to rent student beds to tourists

The accommodation in Dartry can cater for up to 1,000 students.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven' Declan Sweeney

'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven'

Sligo-based Declan Sweeney talks about coming back to Ireland to set up a business.

From TheJournal.ie Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie Liveline

Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie

The child’s mother fears that her son could seriously hurt someone.

From Business ETC 'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven' Insights

'Don't ask your parents for startup advice - it will always be emotionally driven'

Sligo-based Declan Sweeney talks about coming back to Ireland to set up a business.

From TheJournal.ie Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families Growing Up In Ireland

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families

A study has also found that boys are more likely than girls to find school difficult.

From TheJournal.ie First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

From TheJournal.ie 'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week' Autism

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Summer course hosted at Kildare boarding school fails to pay teachers up to €10k in wages Language School

Summer course hosted at Kildare boarding school fails to pay teachers up to €10k in wages

One of the teachers says their treatment is “a disgrace”.

From TheJournal.ie Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow Back To School

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

From TheJournal.ie UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

From TheJournal.ie 'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties Incredible Years

'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties

The Incredible Years’ Teacher Classroom Management programme is being launched in all Deis schools.

From TheJournal.ie 'Flying is not seen as the sensational job it used to be in the 60s': Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages Up Up And Away

'Flying is not seen as the sensational job it used to be in the 60s': Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

From TheJournal.ie Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages Air Up There

Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

From Business ETC Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages Transport

Why airlines are flying into a future of pilot shortages

A leading trainer says high entry costs and poor marketing are turning off aspiring flyers.

From TheJournal.ie Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds Our Lady's Grove

Safety concerns raised as construction vehicle topples over beside school grounds

Part of the land owned by Our Lady’s Grove in Dublin was sold to developers.

From TheJournal.ie Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school Education

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'I left school early at 16. Now I'm a mature student at 51 - it's never too late to go to college' Opinion

'I left school early at 16. Now I'm a mature student at 51 - it's never too late to go to college'

Deirdre O’Regan is 51 and in her final year of her degree. She went back to college after 30 years – here’s her story.

From TheJournal.ie 'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last' STEM

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, our sister site profiles the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

From TheJournal.ie 'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job' Insights

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

From TheJournal.ie Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources Education

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources

A ballot of members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the government’s new public pay deal this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job' Insights

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

From TheJournal.ie 'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last' Bricks 4 Kidz

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

From Business ETC SurveyMonkey's backers have put over €20m into Dublin's Digital Marketing Institute Funding

SurveyMonkey's backers have put over €20m into Dublin's Digital Marketing Institute

Spectrum Equity has taken a majority stake in the company with the deal.

From Business ETC 'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last' Education

'During the boom, it felt like my company won the lottery. I knew it couldn't last'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Wexford firm behind Bricks 4 Kidz.

From TheJournal.ie Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

From TheJournal.ie There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty Refugee Crisis

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.

From Business ETC 'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job' Insights

'I get annoyed when people say it's a side project. My startup is a second full-time job'

Setting up this education startup has been a balancing act for Amazon recruiter Alan O’Beirne.

From TheJournal.ie This rule change could push new student houses 'to the edge of Dublin and beyond' College Digs

This rule change could push new student houses 'to the edge of Dublin and beyond'

The city council is considering making it tougher to build student accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs' LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

From Business ETC This rule change could push new student houses 'to the edge of Dublin and beyond' Building And Property

This rule change could push new student houses 'to the edge of Dublin and beyond'

The city council is considering making it tougher to build student accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres Rural Broadband

'We're supposed to be in the modern era': School misses out on high-speed internet by metres

St Kevin’s in Laragh still has to contend with internet speeds of 5mb.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay Equal Pay Equal Work

'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay

The Minister of State said she stands by the ideal that there should be equal pay for equal work.

From TheJournal.ie Homeschooling: 'We wanted our children to take responsibility and not to be dependent on us and teachers' Opinion

Homeschooling: 'We wanted our children to take responsibility and not to be dependent on us and teachers'

We want what any parent wants for their child, that they grow up to be happy, confident and capable adults, writes Cora McCauley.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?' School Costs

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

From TheJournal.ie 'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you' Leaving Cert

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need' Column

'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need'

We create too many graduates who are destined to drain from society rather than contribute to it, writes Chris Fitzgerald.