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# points - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# points - Monday 21 August, 2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

# points - Monday 5 September, 2016

College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it

Jack Power’s been there – and he knows college can be terrifying. But he has some practical ways to make sure it’s an enjoyable experience.

# points - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to know the CAO points? We'll have them here from 6am

Every course, every third-level institution: we have you covered.

# points - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America Student Life
Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

# points - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From The42 The goals will come - our favourite hurling scores of 2015 Black Spot

The goals will come - our favourite hurling scores of 2015

A few of the most memorable hurling moments of the year.

# points - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The42 Connacht players fighting for points in Lam's defensive scoring system Competition

Connacht players fighting for points in Lam's defensive scoring system

‘Rugby is a team game, so everything is about having a shape and everyone being on the same page.’

# points - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 'It’s about staying in the moment' - Ireland's Sexton on place-kicking success Off The Tee

'It’s about staying in the moment' - Ireland's Sexton on place-kicking success

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

# points - Monday 17 August, 2015

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

# points - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From The42 Madigan's place-kicking deciding games for O'Connor's Leinster Take The Points

Madigan's place-kicking deciding games for O'Connor's Leinster

The centre’s goal-kicking guided Leinster to another Champions Cup win last weekend.

# points - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From The42 Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France Benchmark

Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France

Joe Schmidt’s men scored four tries in a hugely entertaining game at Murrayfield.

# points - Friday 12 December, 2014

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

# points - Thursday 25 September, 2014

"Should the gardaí get discretion?": Ross rounds on 'bent' guards abusing the points system

“We should ask the really radical question — should the gardaí get discretion? If so many of them are abusing it – why should they have it?”

# points - Friday 22 August, 2014

There's still time to apply for 'Available Places' through CAO

Do you know about this list of courses with places still available? Get on it…

# points - Monday 18 August, 2014

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# points - Monday 11 August, 2014

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

# points - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The42 This is the exhibition of point-scoring Brian Hurley put on for Cork yesterday Star Of The Show

This is the exhibition of point-scoring Brian Hurley put on for Cork yesterday

The Castlehaven man struck some stunning points in Tralee.

# points - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent sees a drop in support for Fine Gael and Labour.

# points - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The42 Wave The White Flag - 15 of the best hurling points in 2013 Super Scores

Wave The White Flag - 15 of the best hurling points in 2013

Joe Canning, Podge Collins, Kevin Moran, Patrick Horgan and Tony Kelly all hit super strikes this summer.

# points - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From The42 Wave The White Flag – 15 of the best Gaelic football points in 2013 Super Scores

Wave The White Flag – 15 of the best Gaelic football points in 2013

Michael Murphy, Stephen O’Neill, Sean Cavanagh, Andy Moran and Ger Brennan all struck brilliant points this year.

# points - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The42 Here's the GAA's top 5 hurling points from the 2013 season White FLag

Here's the GAA's top 5 hurling points from the 2013 season

Kevin Moran, James Ryan, Patrick Horgan, Podge Collins and Domhnall O’Donovan are all in the mix.

# points - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers

More than 3,029 students receive offers in the CAO second round today.

# points - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results Leaving Cert

9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results

The results you leave behind. But the day stays with you forever.

From The Daily Edge Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning Squeaky Bum Time

Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning

Have mercy on their souls.

# points - Monday 15 April, 2013

From The42 Watch Stephen O'Neill's amazing points for Tyrone against Kildare Super Skills This post contains videos

Watch Stephen O'Neill's amazing points for Tyrone against Kildare

Mickey Harte reckoned his forward’s scores were worth the entry fee alone in Croke Park yesterday.

# points - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today

The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.

# points - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only ‘small minority’ of cases

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# points - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# points - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The42 McFadden closes in on scoring glory Sharpshooter

McFadden closes in on scoring glory

An All-Ireland senior football medal is not the only honour that the St Michael’s forward is chasing next Sunday.

# points - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 O'Dwyer leads the way in the U21 hurling scoring charts Attacking Stars

O'Dwyer leads the way in the U21 hurling scoring charts

The Tipperary forward is in pole position to land the accolade for contributions in front of goal.

# points - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From The42 Cats and Tribesmen stars bid for scoring glory Sharpshooters

Cats and Tribesmen stars bid for scoring glory

An All-Ireland senior hurling medal is not the only honour that Henry Shefflin and Joe Canning are bidding for next Sunday.

# points - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Round 2: over 3,000 applicants receive new offers for college

1,185 applicants have received their first offer from CAO.

# points - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses?

A new scheme at TCD means students will need personal statements and references from teachers to get into college. Good idea?

# points - Monday 20 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5 This post contains videos

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

CAO offers: the main points CAO

CAO offers: the main points

STEM is the new acronym of the day, standing for the popular-again subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

# points - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Who needs a Leaving Cert?' The best tweets from results day (and night) Leaving Cert This post contains images

'Who needs a Leaving Cert?' The best tweets from results day (and night)

How it all looked on Twitter.

# points - Monday 13 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# points - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

From The42 Finger lickin' good: Draft pick Davis Kentucky fries Tunisians London 2012

Finger lickin' good: Draft pick Davis Kentucky fries Tunisians

The New Orleans Hornets have snagged a decent player for the new NBA season.

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