Ireland’s young climate activists are demanding action. School students across the country are to strike today over climate change. Thousands of students will attend protests, coinciding with a global protest in at least 82 countries. The action was sparked by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who staged a strike outside the Swedish parliament last year. Share […]

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An Irish senator says he believes yoga should be taught in schools around the country. Jerry Buttimer thinks offering such classes could lead to better well-being and help children to develop good mental health. Senator Buttimer says young people need new tools to cope with the strain of technology and boost their self-esteem. “With more […]

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The snow days are over for the majority of students. The Department of Education says schools, colleges of further education and third level institutions will re-open tomorrow “where possible”. Each school will decide whether to open their doors to students, or remain closed, depending on the conditions in their area. Where possible, schools, colleges of […]

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Students in Leinster and Munster will receive snow days on Thursday and Friday The Department of Education has confirmed all schools and colleges in Leinster and Munster will remain closed on Thursday and Friday. This is in wake of both Provinces being issued with a Status Red weather warning for snow and ice – issued […]

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