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# school - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school
# Strabane
# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 19,991 Views 19 Comments

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# school - Monday 16 January, 2017

# school - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Dec 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,270 Views 101 Comments

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# school - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,765 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# school - Friday 2 December, 2016

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Dec 2nd 2016, 1:49 PM 19,352 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Education Minister said the authorities should now be given the space to investigate the incident.

# school - Saturday 26 November, 2016

This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook
# Rebel Rebel
From The Daily Edge
# Rebel Rebel

This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook

Nov 26th 2016, 2:48 PM 10,704 Views 5 Comments

And it was only discovered 12 years later. Excellent work.

# school - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school
# Ombudsman Report
# Ombudsman Report

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:44 AM 10,084 Views 3 Comments

A new report from the Ombudsman for Children says education must be adaptable to the individual needs of children

# school - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge
# Haka Gaelach
From The42
# Haka Gaelach

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge

Nov 16th 2016, 10:43 PM 8,890 Views 13 Comments

This is absolutely brilliant.

# school - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge
# Haka Gaelach
From The Daily Edge
# Haka Gaelach

A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge

Nov 15th 2016, 10:04 PM 15,460 Views 0 Comments

ANSEO!

# school - Sunday 13 November, 2016

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career
# The Mála
From The Daily Edge
# The Mála

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Nov 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 5,857 Views 0 Comments

Ah, Zacchaeus.

# school - Thursday 27 October, 2016

23 things that all Irish schoolgirls did in the 00s
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

23 things that all Irish schoolgirls did in the 00s

Oct 27th 2016, 9:30 PM 14,736 Views 0 Comments

Be honest.

# school - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes
# Settlement
# Settlement

€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes

Oct 25th 2016, 3:54 PM 47,429 Views 106 Comments

Kate Deegan, 5, had been extremely distressed and started panicking, crying and knocking on the door to be let out.

# school - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:42 PM 38,252 Views 35 Comments

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

# school - Friday 14 October, 2016

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?

Oct 14th 2016, 1:45 PM 13,906 Views 1 Comment

CIÚNAS!

# school - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

Oct 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,695 Views 63 Comments

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# school - Monday 10 October, 2016

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture
# The Bleep Test
From The Daily Edge
# The Bleep Test

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture

Oct 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,974 Views 1 Comment

“Sir I can’t do PE today. I have an ingrown toenail.”

# school - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Sep 29th 2016, 8:39 AM 14,177 Views 32 Comments

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

# school - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"Most were a result of drug abuse, or suicide" - principal on the deaths of 23 past pupils
# Young Deaths
# Young Deaths

"Most were a result of drug abuse, or suicide" - principal on the deaths of 23 past pupils

Sep 28th 2016, 4:06 PM 20,669 Views 14 Comments

The former principal called on a greater focus to help young people deal with challenges in life.

# school - Friday 23 September, 2016

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme
# Adding Up
# Adding Up

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 6,827 Views 29 Comments

The average cost of sending a child back to school is over €1,000.

# school - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

Sep 20th 2016, 9:04 AM 24,562 Views 54 Comments

What are your plans?

# school - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New Zealand Health Minister denies playing with fake cocaine at school party
# Icing Sugar
# Icing Sugar

New Zealand Health Minister denies playing with fake cocaine at school party

Sep 6th 2016, 2:22 PM 11,129 Views 21 Comments

He was attending a Las Vegas-themed fundraiser.

# school - Monday 5 September, 2016

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child

Sep 5th 2016, 7:15 PM 42,378 Views 137 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton has said his department is taking steps to assist the boy’s family.

# school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school
# Desk Buddies
From The Daily Edge
# Desk Buddies

18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school

Aug 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 12,483 Views 7 Comments

AKA The Worst People.

# school - Monday 29 August, 2016

Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface'
# Back To School
# Back To School

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

Aug 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 25,391 Views 275 Comments

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

# school - Thursday 25 August, 2016

17 photos that will give Irish people that 'back to school' feeling
# Schooling Life
From The Daily Edge
# Schooling Life

17 photos that will give Irish people that 'back to school' feeling

Aug 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 21,423 Views 6 Comments

Aisling copy books!

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter?

Aug 25th 2016, 10:08 AM 34,111 Views 92 Comments

The back to school countdown is on.

# school - Monday 22 August, 2016

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school
# Injured Crocs
# Injured Crocs

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

Aug 22nd 2016, 4:30 PM 19,465 Views 11 Comments

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

# school - Friday 19 August, 2016

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

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school

Aug 19th 2016, 7:35 PM 9,582 Views 1 Comment

Oh yeah, we’ve been there.

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys
# Exam Results
# Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

Aug 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,582 Views 73 Comments

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

# school - Sunday 14 August, 2016

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aug 14th 2016, 5:49 PM 8,695 Views 44 Comments

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

# school - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it
# Examples
# Examples

Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:05 PM 26,405 Views 130 Comments

Ireland is not the first country to experience these types of issues around religion and education.

# school - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000
# Business Studies
# Business Studies

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000

Jul 13th 2016, 8:50 AM 17,563 Views 97 Comments

Almost a third (31%) of parents find themselves in debt covering back to school costs.

# school - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'
# Education Equality
# Education Equality

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'

Jul 3rd 2016, 4:46 PM 30,233 Views 443 Comments

Parents spoke out about education equality in Ireland at a protest today.

# school - Monday 27 June, 2016

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September
# Greenhills
# Greenhills

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September

Jun 27th 2016, 9:58 PM 20,111 Views 81 Comments

The Programme for Government has committed to reaching 400 non-denominational and multi denominational schools by 2030.

# school - Saturday 18 June, 2016

15 things everyone who went to an Irish boarding school will understand
# The Dorms
From The Daily Edge
# The Dorms

15 things everyone who went to an Irish boarding school will understand

Jun 18th 2016, 3:00 PM 4,422 Views 1 Comment

Tuck shop life.

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology
# CoderDojo
# CoderDojo

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology

Jun 18th 2016, 1:33 PM 9,021 Views 4 Comments

More than 10,000 are expected to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects at the RDS today.

# school - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one
# Education
# Education

Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one

Jun 14th 2016, 4:17 PM 23,500 Views 35 Comments

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said the increase will support 160 new special classes – many for children on the autism spectrum.

# school - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence

Jun 11th 2016, 4:35 PM 30,750 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí believe they may know who killed the 13-year-old schoolboy in 1986.

# school - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Dublin schoolboy who fractured another teen's skull with hammer avoids time behind bars
# Foxrock
# Foxrock

Dublin schoolboy who fractured another teen's skull with hammer avoids time behind bars

May 31st 2016, 6:02 AM 20,008 Views 0 Comments

The two teenagers had never met before.