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#Primary

# primary - Monday 16 January, 2017

Catholic group says 95% of their schools don't have a baptism barrier

As it stands schools are legally permitted to select students based on their religion.

# primary - Monday 5 December, 2016

Educate Together applying for patronage of four more schools in Dublin and Cork

Patrons are being asked to provide evidence of parental demand by 4 January 2017.

# primary - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Francois Fillon takes strong lead in French presidential primary

Former prime minister Fillon is favourite to emerge victorious in the race to challenge the far-right’s Marine Le Pen in next year’s presidential election.

# primary - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 milestones in every Irish primary school career The Mála

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Ah, Zacchaeus.

# primary - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Hillary and Bernie meet to discuss the "dangerous threat" posed by Trump

Clinton won the final primary of the season in Washington DC, with almost 80% of the vote.

# primary - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'They were swinging and swinging': Scuffles at Trump rallies are becoming a problem Trump This post contains videos

'They were swinging and swinging': Scuffles at Trump rallies are becoming a problem

The candidate has defended allegations of heavy handed tactics.

# primary - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Bernie Sanders sneaks ahead of Clinton as first few votes cast in New Hampshire

A handful of votes have been cast so far – but the real action begins later this morning.

# primary - Sunday 6 December, 2015

'As a gay teacher I felt I had to switch my partner from a 'he' to a 'she', I felt ashamed'

The posters on the wall said “It’s ok to be different” but LGBT teachers working in denominational schools felt the opposite, writes Niall Callan.

# primary - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you beat these hilariously crap school trip memories? Crapschooltrips

Can you beat these hilariously crap school trip memories?

Some of them literally went to see crap.

# primary - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Poll: Should schools introduce 'CAO-style' admission? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools introduce 'CAO-style' admission?

The Irish Primary Principals’ Network has proposed the idea, saying that parents could rank their school choices similar to how the CAO form is organised.

# primary - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Poll: Should primary schools spend less time on religious instruction? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should primary schools spend less time on religious instruction?

A recent survey showed that the majority of schools spend more than their allocated time on religious instruction.

# primary - Friday 7 December, 2012

New primary school anti-racism initiative launched

The project was launched by Trinity College after it emerged children as young as 5 or 6 were being target by racist bullying

# primary - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination

Winning today’s Texas primary will see the former governor of Massachusetts become his party’s candidate for the presidential election.

# primary - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers

Several retired teachers who were recently rehired by primary schools were taken on for more than 50 days.

# primary - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama

West Virginians signalled dissatisfaction with Obama in Democratic primary.

# primary - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state

The frontrunner left his opponents scrambling for second place last night in the race for the Republican US presidential nomination.

# primary - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.

# primary - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

# primary - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

# primary - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.