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Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course
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Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course

May 17th 2019, 11:25 AM 4,014 Views 0 Comments

‘The plan for now is to continue riding,’ he says.

'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital
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'Sham baptisms': Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:05 PM 34,870 Views 195 Comments

Under the current system, children trying to get a place in a primary school can be divided into categories depending on their faith.

Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out
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Unbaptised and bottom of the list - frustrated and worried parents speak out

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:05 PM 16,869 Views 74 Comments

‘Baptise your child just to get into a school or don’t baptise but then fear your child may be ostracised from their class group?’

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years
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€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:08 AM 9,618 Views 33 Comments

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV
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Past pupils from tomorrow's Senior Cup finals schools would make a decent Ireland XV

Mar 16th 2015, 5:01 PM 13,956 Views 7 Comments

Mind you, some of them would be a bit old now.

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?
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Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 402 Views 56 Comments

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?
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Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?

Oct 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 13,379 Views 27 Comments

A new free app says you can.

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted
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Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 2,162 Views 17 Comments

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism
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Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 314 Views 30 Comments

What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.

Opinion: Taking the first steps into education can be daunting – for child and parent
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Opinion: Taking the first steps into education can be daunting – for child and parent

Aug 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 84 Views 34 Comments

Venturing into the unknown is scary. Here’s how to make things a little easier…

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
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HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,021 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa
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3 things we learned from Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 9:23 PM 3,757 Views 2 Comments

What started out as a tale of redemption at the Aviva quickly turned back to tragedy.

Denied education ‘Because I am a Girl’
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# Human Rights

Denied education ‘Because I am a Girl’

Oct 12th 2012, 10:00 AM 8,466 Views 22 Comments

‘Because I am a Girl’ report to directly support four million girls, and indirectly millions more, to get the education, skills and support they need to move from poverty to opportunity.

45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education
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45 per cent of parents have made no provision for their children’s education

Aug 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 4,922 Views 44 Comments

Over two thirds of parents believe they will have to borrow their children’s third level education.

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?
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Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?

Apr 8th 2012, 2:21 PM 8,913 Views 91 Comments

Ruairí Quinn says physical education will be offered as a Junior Cert subject in the coming years. Should it be on the Leaving?