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#Top of the Class

# top-of-the-class - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Top marks for Irish pupils as they score highest across the EU in maths
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Top marks for Irish pupils as they score highest across the EU in maths

Dec 8th 2020, 12:21 PM 24,839 Views 28 Comments

Ireland was among 33 countries to participate in the international study at both levels.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 10 February, 2020

Poll-toppers: the 10 candidates who secured the most first-preference votes in this year's election
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Poll-toppers: the 10 candidates who secured the most first-preference votes in this year's election

Feb 10th 2020, 4:06 PM 36,004 Views 13 Comments

Nine of the top ten TDs were Sinn Féin representatives, showing the extent of their surge across the country.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 10 September, 2018

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's Camogie Team of the Year?
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From The42
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Do you agree with The Sunday Game's Camogie Team of the Year?

Sep 10th 2018, 1:19 PM 9,606 Views 7 Comments

Cork and Kilkenny dominate the selection.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Here's The Sunday Game's Hurling Team of the Year for 2018
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From The42
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Here's The Sunday Game's Hurling Team of the Year for 2018

Aug 19th 2018, 10:53 PM 29,402 Views 44 Comments

Padraic Mannion was the panel’s unanimous pick as Hurler of the Year.

# top-of-the-class - Saturday 27 January, 2018

New opinion poll shows support for Fine Gael has risen sharply
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New opinion poll shows support for Fine Gael has risen sharply

Jan 27th 2018, 6:38 PM 21,156 Views 185 Comments

The party has 32% support.

# top-of-the-class - Friday 4 November, 2016

O'Connor and Gleeson scoop GAA/GPA Young Hurler and Young Footballer of the Year awards
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From The42
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O'Connor and Gleeson scoop GAA/GPA Young Hurler and Young Footballer of the Year awards

Nov 4th 2016, 7:39 PM 9,671 Views 7 Comments

Individual honours for U21 players went to the Mayo footballer and Waterford hurler at tonight’s gala bash.

# top-of-the-class - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created
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Over 2,500 new teaching jobs are to be created

Oct 11th 2016, 2:53 PM 9,324 Views 14 Comments

Overall, the Department of Education and Skills’ budget will increase by €458 million.

# top-of-the-class - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Cork boss: 'We have girls on our panel who are as skilful as any fella you’d ever find'
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From The42
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Cork boss: 'We have girls on our panel who are as skilful as any fella you’d ever find'

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 4,061 Views 6 Comments

Ephie Fitzgerald has paid tribute to the All-Ireland winners in his first season in charge.

# top-of-the-class - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Dublin and Limerick colleges lead the way in Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Teams of the Year
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From The42
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Dublin and Limerick colleges lead the way in Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Teams of the Year

Mar 26th 2016, 12:29 PM 9,934 Views 8 Comments

The Future Champions Team Selections have been announced.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 1 November, 2015

The Japanese high school soccer tournament has conjured the best goal we've seen all year
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From The42
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The Japanese high school soccer tournament has conjured the best goal we've seen all year

Nov 1st 2015, 12:34 PM 13,570 Views 8 Comments

Matt le Tissier, Stephanie Roche and Ronnie Whelan all rolled into one.

# top-of-the-class - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Ronaldo, Messi... or someone else? The 23-man shortlist for the Ballon d'Or is out
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From The42
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Ronaldo, Messi... or someone else? The 23-man shortlist for the Ballon d'Or is out

Oct 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 6,050 Views 26 Comments

Five Premier League players have been nominated.

# top-of-the-class - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Here is the most popular building in Ireland
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Here is the most popular building in Ireland

Jun 18th 2015, 5:58 PM 4,284 Views 2 Comments

St Mel’s Cathedral in Co Longford was chosen by a public vote.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?
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From The42
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Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?

Jun 14th 2015, 11:01 PM 8,526 Views 7 Comments

Earley, Ó Sé and Whelan picked out today’s star performers.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 11 May, 2015

3 Chelsea players, 3 Arsenal shortlisted for Fans' Player of the Year
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From The42
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3 Chelsea players, 3 Arsenal shortlisted for Fans' Player of the Year

May 11th 2015, 3:06 PM 8,234 Views 25 Comments

Time to get voting for your favourite.

# top-of-the-class - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

These are the best eight college courses in Ireland
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These are the best eight college courses in Ireland

Apr 29th 2015, 12:01 AM 80,695 Views 29 Comments

According to a new survey, anyway.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 20 April, 2015

A former Aston Villa striker leads our SSE Airtricity League team of the week
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From The42
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A former Aston Villa striker leads our SSE Airtricity League team of the week

Apr 20th 2015, 8:30 AM 4,456 Views 1 Comment

Bohemians, Dundalk, Cork and Shamrock Rovers are all represented after Friday’s action.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 13 April, 2015

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?
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From The42
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Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?

Apr 13th 2015, 8:27 PM 4,641 Views 3 Comments

Bohs, Dundalk and Cork City are all well represented this week.

# top-of-the-class - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Cork minor footballer lights up All-Ireland colleges final with two spectacular solo goals
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From The42
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Cork minor footballer lights up All-Ireland colleges final with two spectacular solo goals

Apr 11th 2015, 7:35 PM 11,974 Views 5 Comments

Dan Ó Duinnín has a big future in the game.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Kilkenny school St Kieran's have won their 20th All-Ireland title
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From The42
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Kilkenny school St Kieran's have won their 20th All-Ireland title

Apr 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,615 Views 7 Comments

Croke Cup final disappointment for Thurles CBS.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 30 March, 2015

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?
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From The42
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Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?

Mar 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,541 Views 3 Comments

Dundalk, Bohs and Derry are all well represented as gameweek 5 has come and gone.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 18 January, 2015

These are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world (and look who's flying the flag for Ireland)
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These are the 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world (and look who's flying the flag for Ireland)

Jan 18th 2015, 3:38 PM 41,528 Views 66 Comments

Can’t beat the shamrock.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 30 June, 2014

Principals want an audit of teaching resources
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Principals want an audit of teaching resources

Jun 30th 2014, 8:27 AM 6,784 Views 12 Comments

Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.

# top-of-the-class - Saturday 21 June, 2014

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story
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The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story

Jun 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 23,546 Views 53 Comments

Just what is it like to be among the smartest 2% in the world? TheJournal.ie found out…

# top-of-the-class - Friday 16 May, 2014

Ireland's top company is...
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Ireland's top company is...

May 16th 2014, 2:19 PM 32,682 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Times top 1000 companies is out, and here’s what it says.

# top-of-the-class - Sunday 13 April, 2014

7 simple grammar rules EVERYONE should know
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From The Daily Edge
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7 simple grammar rules EVERYONE should know

Apr 13th 2014, 9:30 AM 70,427 Views 119 Comments

Grammar is fun! Well, not really. But it helps.

# top-of-the-class - Thursday 20 March, 2014

€36 million funding announced for school improvements
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€36 million funding announced for school improvements

Mar 20th 2014, 2:07 PM 9,381 Views 18 Comments

Almost 400 schools will be able to benefit from the funding.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 13 January, 2014

100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job
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From The Daily Edge
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100-year-old American teacher Agnes has no plans to give up the day job

Jan 13th 2014, 3:15 PM 5,648 Views 3 Comments

At Sundance School, New Jersey, it’s ok to call your teacher Granny.

# top-of-the-class - Monday 22 April, 2013

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport
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From The42
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Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:05 PM 20,807 Views 21 Comments

We pay tribute to the men and women that shape young minds and have shaped great sporting moments.

# top-of-the-class - Friday 25 May, 2012

The world’s best-performing asset in the last year… Irish government bonds
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The world’s best-performing asset in the last year… Irish government bonds

May 25th 2012, 2:31 PM 8,207 Views 29 Comments

Anyone who bought Irish bonds second-hand 12 months ago must be feeling pretty smug by now…