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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'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.

# back-to-school - Monday 5 September, 2016

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.

# back-to-school - Friday 2 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Cork dad ROARING at his kids in the car about going back to school is the greatest Here We Go

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…

# back-to-school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland Back To School

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.

# back-to-school - Monday 29 August, 2016

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.

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.

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

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

# back-to-school - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This teen perfectly recreated a cringey childhood outfit for her school photo Back To School

# back-to-school - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school School Daze

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school

Oh yeah, we’ve been there.

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A mam's celebratory back-to-school photos are going super viral on Facebook Back To School

# back-to-school - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

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.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

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.

# back-to-school - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling Immediateley

# back-to-school - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Evelyn Cusack ruined every Irish kid's Sunday evening last night Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 30 August, 2015

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.

'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’.

# back-to-school - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school Brown Paper

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

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

# back-to-school - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed Condoms And Beer

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

Wine, wine, and more wine.

# back-to-school - Sunday 23 August, 2015

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

Sorry to bring it up, but…

# back-to-school - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school Where's Mam?

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.

# back-to-school - Saturday 8 August, 2015

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

Plus: How much beer is made in Ireland?

# back-to-school - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

"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.

# back-to-school - Friday 10 July, 2015

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?

# back-to-school - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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,

# back-to-school - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cork students quizzed on the street during teachers strike, fail miserably Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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.

# back-to-school - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge These back-to-school fails will give you some major second-hand embarrassment You're Failing

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 September, 2014

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students

Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.

# back-to-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

# back-to-school - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 memories from the first day back to primary school School Daze

9 memories from the first day back to primary school

Time of our lives.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Opinion: Does your child have bed-wetting issues? Positive reinforcement is essential

Disrupted nights can damage children’s self-esteem and exhaust them before a day at school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted Stationery Porn

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

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

# back-to-school - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

# back-to-school - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school

Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Opinion: The weighty issue of school bags needs to be addressed...

The Ministry for Education continues to ignore the damaging effects of an overweight backpack.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Celebration? - fear of 'birthday marathon' creates dread in parents

The cost of birthday presents can put a financial burden onto Irish parents.

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

# back-to-school - Saturday 12 July, 2014

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.