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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

# back-to-school - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The42 From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications Back To School

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications

The 33-year old will start the UEFA A and B diploma course this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge We just want to cheer you up this morning... Monday Monday

We just want to cheer you up this morning...

… so here are a few LOLs.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 December, 2013

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

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.

# back-to-school - Monday 11 November, 2013

Parents to be asked if they want their children to wear school uniforms

Ruairí Quinn has launched proposals to cut the cost of school uniforms by empowering parents to make their views known to schools.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 September, 2013

118 new classes to open for children with special needs

The classes will be based in 113 mainstream primary and post primary schools.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?

There have been calls for schools to allow parents to buy generic uniforms and iron-on crests to save money. Do you agree?

# back-to-school - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers Dear Miss

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers

Kids can be very… direct.

# back-to-school - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums Awwww This post contains images

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums

Some laughed, most cried as they realised their parents were actually going to leave them with a stranger called ‘Teacher’.

From The Daily Edge The best and worst things about going back to school... Hiya Teacher

# back-to-school - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad Memory Lane

8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad

Best days of your life…

# back-to-school - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 memories we all have from starting big school Big School

10 memories we all have from starting big school

You’re in the big leagues now.

# back-to-school - Friday 23 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things today's first years have no memory of Feel Old Yet?

9 things today's first years have no memory of

Secondary school first years were probably born in 2000. KILL US NOW!

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks

With children going back to school in the coming weeks, pharmacists are warning about the dangers of head lice.

Replacing child benefit with school attendance payment 'would save €100m'

TD Denis Naughten has said the payment of €130 would remain intact but would be based on school attendance under his proposal which he said could also help reduce truancy.

# back-to-school - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland

Children’s charity Barnardos has laid out the results of its annual School Costs Survey in this very handy and informative graphic

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos

Barnardos’ annual School Costs Survey has revealed that parents are continuing to struggle to meet the cost of sending their child to school.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The42 A sneak peek inside ROG's French class at Racing Métro Back To School This post contains videos

A sneak peek inside ROG's French class at Racing Métro

Félicitations, Rog!

# back-to-school - Monday 10 June, 2013

110,000 families to receive the back-to-school allowance automatically

The automated approvals will reduce the large number of claims not processed until after schools have re-opened.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge What Irish phrases will Gardaí need to learn? Have You Drink Taken

What Irish phrases will Gardaí need to learn?

An leatsa an gluaisteán seo?

# back-to-school - Saturday 6 October, 2012

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue

Some parents continue to experience problems with book orders and refunds as the National Consumer Agency says it is has received around 250 queries in relation to the online retailer.

# back-to-school - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

# back-to-school - Saturday 8 September, 2012

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent

Parents continue to experience problems with the online school books retailer which could not be contacted yesterday.

# back-to-school - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: The things that remind us it's back-to-school time You Tell Us This post contains images

Open thread: The things that remind us it's back-to-school time

Wallpaper-wrapped schoolbooks, the theme tune to Glenroe, a shoe-fitting machine of torture: what were the triggers that let you know it was THAT time of year again?

# back-to-school - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie admits errors as it manually reviews order backlog

The company has been making progress on the backlog of orders for school books but angry parents continue to wait for deliveries as their children return to school with no books.

# back-to-school - Friday 31 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know this Friday…

# back-to-school - Thursday 30 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Parents feel pressure to pay voluntary school contributions

The National Parents’ Council said the anxiety of paying contributions can distract parents from offering the support their children need when starting back at school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The Daily Edge 8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school Back To School

8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school

The Daily Edge distils the wisdom of the crowd.

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010

Unions hope the government will lift the suspension on new teachers’ allowances in a cabinet meeting next week.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# back-to-school - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school

Lesley Anderson, a single mother of two children, tells her story about the difficulties she faces meeting the ‘back to school’ costs.

# back-to-school - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow

The online company says that it has reduced its backlog from 5,000 orders to 1,300 today.

# back-to-school - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# back-to-school - Friday 17 August, 2012

FG Deputy calls on school books website to "get its act together"

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said some parents have been waiting several weeks for their orders and have paid a substantial amount of money for the books.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Graphic of the Day: Barnardos' School Costs Survey

Barnardos has provided TheJournal.ie with this graphic which outlines numerous findings from its School Costs Survey.

Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child

National Consumer Agency advises parents to plan and budget carefully for the costs of sending children to school in September.

# back-to-school - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Enterprise Ireland has no involvement in Cowen's California course

The government agency was responding to a report in today’s Irish Mail on Sunday about former taoiseach Brian Cowen’s enrolment on a six-week course at Stanford University.

# back-to-school - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh' Mediocri-days

Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'

There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.