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Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt
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Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt

Aug 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 18,242 Views 36 Comments

The average debt for parents to cover back-to-school costs is €397.

St Munchin's survive late fightback to win Limerick bragging rights and prevail in Munster Senior Cup
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St Munchin's survive late fightback to win Limerick bragging rights and prevail in Munster Senior Cup

Jan 29th 2020, 4:19 PM 7,006 Views 1 Comment

Alex Wood, son of Irish rugby legend Keith, starred as his side beat Ard Scoil Rís to reach the quarter-finals.

Cork side join Kerry-heavy Munster last four line-up after Corn Uí Mhuirí thriller
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Cork side join Kerry-heavy Munster last four line-up after Corn Uí Mhuirí thriller

Jan 16th 2020, 9:07 PM 8,185 Views 10 Comments

Rochestown booked their semi-final showdown with 2019 finalists St Brendan’s College today.

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?
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Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?

Aug 16th 2017, 4:35 PM 953 Views 0 Comments

With enrolment policies, entrance exams and growing class sizes, there’s a lot to navigate.

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance
# In Loco Parentis
# In Loco Parentis

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance

Jan 22nd 2017, 3:14 PM 8,918 Views 1 Comment

It “winningly surveys the daily routine” of Headfort Boarding School.

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

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

Aug 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,713 Views 1 Comment

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks
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# Irish School Books

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Jan 30th 2015, 10:33 AM 8,717 Views 4 Comments

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession
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# Families

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession

Nov 26th 2014, 7:21 AM 8,467 Views 14 Comments

Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.

Only in America: Parents are sending their kids to entrepreneurship pre-school
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# Start Em Young

Only in America: Parents are sending their kids to entrepreneurship pre-school

Nov 16th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,582 Views 12 Comments

What the…

Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school
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Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 50 Views 15 Comments

When my first child started school I thought it wouldn’t be a big deal. I was wrong.

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
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The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,629 Views 36 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted
# Stationery Porn
# Stationery Porn

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted

Aug 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 36,053 Views 61 Comments

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school
# My Little Brony
# My Little Brony

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school

Mar 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 48,892 Views 140 Comments

The 9-year-old boy was told that the bag was a trigger for bullying.

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school
# Sum It Up
# Sum It Up

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Mar 12th 2014, 1:02 PM 39,245 Views 61 Comments

Minus B, plus or minus?

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches
# Pay It Forward
# Pay It Forward

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches

Mar 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,530 Views 15 Comments

The young boy launched an online campaign to make sure everyone got a hot lunch.

Kids' spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words
# Un-BEE-lievable
# Un-BEE-lievable

Kids' spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words

Feb 24th 2014, 5:08 PM 2,563 Views 2 Comments

The 11 and 13-year-old finalists left organisers choking on their dictionary dust.

Politician tries to censor 'nude' children's book, booksellers strip in protest
# Bare-Faced Cheek
# Bare-Faced Cheek

Politician tries to censor 'nude' children's book, booksellers strip in protest

Feb 20th 2014, 5:49 PM 6,846 Views 3 Comments

You could say they laid bare their concerns.

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks
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# SCHOOL DAYS

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks

Jan 10th 2014, 12:55 PM 27,479 Views 49 Comments

Boyzone stickers 4 eva.

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent
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This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

Dec 9th 2013, 5:46 PM 52,192 Views 102 Comments

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories
# Ann And Barry
# Ann And Barry

These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories

Nov 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,355 Views 6 Comments

Look at the cows. They are in the cowhouse.

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science
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# That's Us Told

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science

Nov 12th 2013, 3:56 PM 6,653 Views 8 Comments

“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.

The best and worst things about going back to school...
# Hiya Teacher
# Hiya Teacher

The best and worst things about going back to school...

Aug 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 22,307 Views 63 Comments

… as a teacher

Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know
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Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 542 Views 88 Comments

If you’re getting ready for your little one’s first day of school, these tips should help you to best equip yourself for the next few weeks and beyond, writes Ciara Brennan.

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school
# Gym Rats
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# Gym Rats

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school

May 11th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,485 Views 2 Comments

Including piano goal celebrations, Spiderman undies in the public swimming pool and vomit-inducing rope climbs.

Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it
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Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it

Oct 17th 2012, 7:30 PM 904 Views 22 Comments

The real importance of the end-of-school ritual is often overlooked, writes Kim Cadogan.

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories
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# School Daze

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories

Oct 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 17,827 Views 78 Comments

Sharpening your pencil just to talk to your friends? Remember the days…

Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world
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Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world

Sep 4th 2012, 7:00 AM 264 Views 6 Comments

People from Inishowen, Co Donegal are now in more than 80 countries. Here’s how we’re bringing them back for The Gathering, writes John Collins.