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# 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 14,663 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 47,295 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 38,199 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 13,822 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 16,676 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 8,951 Views 2 Comments

“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 14,121 Views 31 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 20,623 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 6,787 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 24,518 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 11,089 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 42,285 Views 138 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 12,466 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 25,310 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 21,349 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 33,864 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 19,430 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 9,576 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 21,542 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 8,687 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 24,995 Views 131 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 17,550 Views 97 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 13th 2016, 7:49 AM 11,391 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# 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 30,212 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 20,094 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 4,398 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 9,010 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 23,417 Views 37 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 30,632 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 19,982 Views 0 Comments

The two teenagers had never met before.

# school - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom
# Outdoor Learning
# Outdoor Learning

Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 AM 40,554 Views 36 Comments

The structure has already attracted a lot of interest from locals and someone even celebrated a 50th birthday there recently.

# school - Saturday 21 May, 2016

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus
# Hail To The Bus Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Bus Driver

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

May 21st 2016, 8:15 PM 11,023 Views 3 Comments

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

# school - Monday 16 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2016, 8:58 PM 14,022 Views 1 Comment

Problems for non-religious parents, Finian McGrath’s smoking comments and the suspension of the Luas sick pay scheme…

# school - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours
# Pressure
# Pressure

Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours

May 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 34,058 Views 60 Comments

A spokesperson for the school said the fee has been written off in the past in cases where families are in financial difficulty.

# school - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term?

May 14th 2016, 9:44 AM 30,216 Views 114 Comments

A father in the UK has made headlines for taking his daughter out of school for seven days.

# school - Friday 13 May, 2016

Dublin couple face garda probe after their son misses school for four years
# Welfare Concerns
# Welfare Concerns

Dublin couple face garda probe after their son misses school for four years

May 13th 2016, 4:06 PM 34,053 Views 0 Comments

They’ve claimed he’s been too ill to attend but have not provided Tusla with proof.

# school - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

13 treats every Irish kid grew up wanting in their lunchbox
# Lunchables
From The Daily Edge
# Lunchables

13 treats every Irish kid grew up wanting in their lunchbox

May 10th 2016, 1:04 PM 8,468 Views 5 Comments

Maaaaaam. Pleeeeeaase.

# school - Friday 6 May, 2016

Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard
# Ohio
# Ohio

Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard

May 6th 2016, 10:53 PM 22,102 Views 25 Comments

The little girl is now in critical condition.

# school - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school
# Absenteeism
# Absenteeism

Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school

Apr 16th 2016, 6:45 AM 28,396 Views 48 Comments

She received two concurrent one month jail sentences for allowing her two daughters to miss school.

# school - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired
# Excessive Force
# Excessive Force

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired

Apr 12th 2016, 3:47 PM 29,812 Views 56 Comments

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.