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# schools-out - Friday 4 June, 2021

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'
# RISE UP
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# RISE UP

'This group are a brave group of young men. I know we'll grow again next year'

Jun 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 5,833 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend was delighted to see his Connacht team finish their season with a win.

# schools-out - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Here's what the planned closure of schools will mean for teachers and students
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Here's what the planned closure of schools will mean for teachers and students

Mar 12th 2020, 12:49 PM 62,551 Views 36 Comments

The government has ordered all schools, colleges and childcare facilities to close until 29 March.

# schools-out - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'It’s a lot more chilled, we're barely in the classroom': Earls enjoying freedom under Farrell
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# School's Out

'It’s a lot more chilled, we're barely in the classroom': Earls enjoying freedom under Farrell

Feb 15th 2020, 8:01 AM 12,951 Views 37 Comments

The tension of the World Cup and Japan has, for now at least, dissipated.

# schools-out - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 11th 2018, 5:21 PM 1,168 Views 0 Comments

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

# schools-out - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

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

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

May 30th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,316 Views 25 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Meet the businesses luring Irish teachers to classrooms around the globe

Jan 19th 2017, 5:18 PM 1,291 Views 0 Comments

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

# schools-out - Friday 14 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 14th 2016, 6:23 PM 45,849 Views 121 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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

May 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 15,854 Views 11 Comments

Generations of kids have been waiting for a new school.

# schools-out - Monday 4 January, 2016

Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it
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Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it

Jan 4th 2016, 6:15 AM 19,951 Views 80 Comments

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

# schools-out - Saturday 31 October, 2015

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

Oct 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 26,572 Views 42 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols
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Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols

Jul 16th 2015, 1:40 PM 24,474 Views 112 Comments

Places, people.

# schools-out - Friday 15 May, 2015

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

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

May 15th 2015, 10:25 AM 52,891 Views 103 Comments

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.

# schools-out - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
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Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Dec 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 10,395 Views 101 Comments

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# schools-out - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike
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From The Daily Edge
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9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,690 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

# schools-out - Friday 27 June, 2014

9 ways to reignite that magic feeling of the last day of school
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From The Daily Edge
# School's Out

9 ways to reignite that magic feeling of the last day of school

Jun 27th 2014, 1:03 PM 14,454 Views 21 Comments

Sweet freedom.

# schools-out - Friday 23 May, 2014

All Hallows College to close "with immediate effect"
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All Hallows College to close "with immediate effect"

May 23rd 2014, 3:06 PM 31,147 Views 124 Comments

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

# schools-out - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Some Leaving Cert students put their school up for sale on DoneDeal
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From The Daily Edge
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Some Leaving Cert students put their school up for sale on DoneDeal

May 13th 2014, 2:49 PM 11,225 Views 2 Comments

Best 6th-year prank ever.

# schools-out - Saturday 10 May, 2014

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

Ospreys power play proves too much for Connacht in Wales

May 10th 2014, 10:15 PM 3,579 Views 6 Comments

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

# schools-out - Friday 10 May, 2013

Student's rant at teacher's 'uninspiring' lesson goes viral
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From The Daily Edge
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Student's rant at teacher's 'uninspiring' lesson goes viral

May 10th 2013, 9:54 AM 1,865 Views 7 Comments

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

# schools-out - Monday 25 March, 2013

7 reasons why school holidays were the best thing ever
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From The Daily Edge
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7 reasons why school holidays were the best thing ever

Mar 25th 2013, 11:15 AM 14,700 Views 26 Comments

Rainbow Rapids, cartoons and endless days of freedom.

# schools-out - Thursday 25 October, 2012

VIDEO: TDs agree to give themselves next week off
# Mid-term Break
# Mid-term Break

VIDEO: TDs agree to give themselves next week off

Oct 25th 2012, 7:19 PM 7,657 Views 90 Comments

A rare moment of unanimity in the Dáil chamber…

# schools-out - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 18th 2012, 10:55 AM 1,695 Views 1 Comment

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

# schools-out - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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

Jul 24th 2012, 7:37 AM 3,455 Views 25 Comments

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

# schools-out - Sunday 22 July, 2012

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

Jul 22nd 2012, 9:30 AM 4,818 Views 3 Comments

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

# schools-out - Friday 20 July, 2012

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

Jul 20th 2012, 6:28 PM 4,173 Views 51 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 19 July, 2012

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

Jul 19th 2012, 7:15 PM 4,489 Views 34 Comments

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

# schools-out - Friday 25 May, 2012

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

May 25th 2012, 1:56 PM 16,191 Views 44 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 19 April, 2012

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

Apr 19th 2012, 11:20 AM 584 Views 0 Comments

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

# schools-out - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

In time: synchronised swimmers dive in at National Acquatic centre
# Under Water
From The42
# Under Water

In time: synchronised swimmers dive in at National Acquatic centre

Feb 15th 2012, 11:22 AM 596 Views 1 Comment

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

# schools-out - Thursday 21 July, 2011

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

Jul 21st 2011, 2:19 PM 478 Views 3 Comments

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

# schools-out - Thursday 7 April, 2011

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

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

Apr 7th 2011, 12:36 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

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.