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#School's Out

From TheJournal.ie Parents Panel: What's the after-school routine in your house? Parents Panel

Parents Panel: What's the after-school routine in your house?

Is it straight into homework or is there a packed timetable of extracurriculars? We asked our panel to weigh in.

From TheJournal.ie School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one Waiting Game

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

These firms tempt educators with tax-free salaries and other perks.

From TheJournal.ie Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

The ASTI have this evening announced the dates of seven strike days.

From TheJournal.ie A Ballymun school is finally set to get a new building after 22 years of prefabs School's Out

A Ballymun school is finally set to get a new building after 22 years of prefabs

Generations of kids have been waiting for a new school.

From TheJournal.ie Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it School's Out

Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it

The party is unveiling its general election manifesto later this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather School's Out

Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather

One TD believes that the plans could put kids’ lives in danger.

From TheJournal.ie Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols School's Out
From TheJournal.ie With mutters of 'Jesus Christ', an exasperated Vincent Browne presided over a bizarre debate last night That Escalated Quickly

With mutters of 'Jesus Christ', an exasperated Vincent Browne presided over a bizarre debate last night

13 chairs were hauled into the TV3 studios for last night’s Carlow-Kilkenny debate. They were lucky candidates didn’t start hitting each other with them.

From TheJournal.ie Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day School's Out

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

From TheJournal.ie All Hallows College to close "with immediate effect" School's Out

All Hallows College to close "with immediate effect"

The college had suffered from falling student numbers and a financial shortfall.

From The42 Ospreys power play proves too much for Connacht in Wales Season Over

Ospreys power play proves too much for Connacht in Wales

Pat Lam’s men finished their season on a losing note at the Liberty Stadium.

Student's rant at teacher's 'uninspiring' lesson goes viral School's Out This post contains videos

Student's rant at teacher's 'uninspiring' lesson goes viral

“This is the future of this nation,” he told his class.

7 reasons why school holidays were the best thing ever School's Out This post contains videos

7 reasons why school holidays were the best thing ever

Rainbow Rapids, cartoons and endless days of freedom.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: TDs agree to give themselves next week off Mid-term Break This post contains videos

VIDEO: TDs agree to give themselves next week off

A rare moment of unanimity in the Dáil chamber…

From The42 Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers Poison

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers

The American rock legend proves that his comedy stint was not reserved solely for Waynes World.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet holds last meeting before summer recess - so what's on the agenda? School's Out

Cabinet holds last meeting before summer recess - so what's on the agenda?

FOI extension, the abolition of town councils, and losing TDs are some of the issues expected to be addressed today.

From TheJournal.ie The government wanted to publish 29 Bills this term. How did it do? School's Out

The government wanted to publish 29 Bills this term. How did it do?

We’ve gone through the government’s list, published in April, to check on its progress in publishing proposed new laws.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Enda Kenny's message to mark the summer break School's Out This post contains videos

WATCH: Enda Kenny's message to mark the summer break

The Taoiseach has posted a message to the public on the government’s press website, offering an update on his work.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Rowdy scenes - but no disagreement - as Dáil votes for eight-week break School's Out This post contains videos

VIDEO: Rowdy scenes - but no disagreement - as Dáil votes for eight-week break

The Dáil’s summer break is a week longer than it was last year, though it now sits for slightly longer each day.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnappings, raves, the Garda helicopter... this year's crop of school pranks School's Out This post contains a poll

Kidnappings, raves, the Garda helicopter... this year's crop of school pranks

Suspensions and a garda investigation after students run amok in end-of-year hi-jinks in Dublin schools.

From The42 Growing pains: 13-year-old Chinese golfer hits 77 on European Tour debut School's Out

Growing pains: 13-year-old Chinese golfer hits 77 on European Tour debut

History-making golf prodigy Guan Tian-Lang struggles at China Open as Ireland’s Damien McGrane shoots 5-under

From The42 In time: synchronised swimmers dive in at National Acquatic centre Under Water This post contains images

In time: synchronised swimmers dive in at National Acquatic centre

My favourite part is when they do everything at the same time.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the first term of the new Dáil and Seanad School's Out

In numbers: the first term of the new Dáil and Seanad

The Dáil wraps up for the summer holidays today. Here’s some figures as to how things have gone so far.

From The42 'We are used to winning, and winning with style, and class, and a whole load of other things' Class

'We are used to winning, and winning with style, and class, and a whole load of other things'

St Jarlath’s past pupil and Off The Ball producer Ciaran Murphy will be present at Croke Park on Saturday as the Tuam outfit aim to collect their 13th Hogan Cup title. Here’s what it means.