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# school-books - Friday 23 September, 2016

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme
# Adding Up
# Adding Up

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 6,798 Views 29 Comments

The average cost of sending a child back to school is over €1,000.

# school-books - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland set school bag weight limits for children?

Jul 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 20,866 Views 93 Comments

Five-year-olds in India are being asked to pop their satchels on weighing scales when they arrive for class so teachers can check they don’t exceed 2.5 kilograms.

# school-books - Friday 30 January, 2015

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks
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From The Daily Edge
# Irish School Books

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Jan 30th 2015, 10:33 AM 9,093 Views 4 Comments

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

# school-books - Friday 19 September, 2014

Here are Irish people's 10 most fondly-remembered school books
# Busy Learnin'
From The Daily Edge
# Busy Learnin'

Here are Irish people's 10 most fondly-remembered school books

Sep 19th 2014, 6:03 PM 55,550 Views 96 Comments

The results may surprise you.

# school-books - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools
# Rentals
# Rentals

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

Apr 17th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,462 Views 13 Comments

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

# school-books - Friday 10 January, 2014

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks
# SCHOOL DAYS
From The Daily Edge
# SCHOOL DAYS

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks

Jan 10th 2014, 12:55 PM 27,542 Views 49 Comments

Boyzone stickers 4 eva.

# school-books - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Quinn admits schools who operate book rental schemes won't benefit from new funding
# Book Scheme
# Book Scheme

Quinn admits schools who operate book rental schemes won't benefit from new funding

Jan 9th 2014, 9:48 AM 10,230 Views 29 Comments

“If I get extra money of course they will but I’ve concentrated so that every child going to primary school can access a book rental scheme,” the Minister said today.

# school-books - Saturday 24 August, 2013

8 schoolbook traditions future kids may never understand
# Soundings
From The Daily Edge
# Soundings

8 schoolbook traditions future kids may never understand

Aug 24th 2013, 9:30 AM 34,872 Views 148 Comments

Come back Peig. All is forgiven.

# school-books - Saturday 6 October, 2012

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue

Oct 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,996 Views 22 Comments

Some parents continue to experience problems with book orders and refunds as the National Consumer Agency says it is has received around 250 queries in relation to the online retailer.

# school-books - Saturday 8 September, 2012

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent

Sep 8th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,606 Views 25 Comments

Parents continue to experience problems with the online school books retailer which could not be contacted yesterday.

# school-books - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie admits errors as it manually reviews order backlog
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

Schoolbooks.ie admits errors as it manually reviews order backlog

Sep 1st 2012, 8:30 AM 6,067 Views 27 Comments

The company has been making progress on the backlog of orders for school books but angry parents continue to wait for deliveries as their children return to school with no books.

# school-books - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

'We have cleared our backlog': Schoolbooks.ie's statements in full
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

'We have cleared our backlog': Schoolbooks.ie's statements in full

Aug 29th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,450 Views 75 Comments

Angry parents have been heavily critical of the online school books retailer as a backlog of orders has delayed deliveries ahead of the start of term. We publish the company’s statements and answers to our questions.

# school-books - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Parents continue to report problems with Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

Parents continue to report problems with Schoolbooks.ie

Aug 28th 2012, 5:24 PM 7,356 Views 38 Comments

The company had claimed to have cleared its backlog of orders but frustrated parents who ordered books over a month ago continue to wait for them to be delivered.

Children go back to school with no books as Schoolbooks.ie delays continue
# Schoolbooks.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

Children go back to school with no books as Schoolbooks.ie delays continue

Aug 28th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,941 Views 66 Comments

The company has insisted that its backlog has now been cleared but one parent is still waiting for an order he placed in July.

# school-books - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Aug 18th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,756 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Schoolbooks.ie delay 'caused by technical issue at warehouse'
# School Books
# School Books

Schoolbooks.ie delay 'caused by technical issue at warehouse'

Aug 18th 2012, 5:54 PM 6,586 Views 34 Comments

Company’s managing director says staff are working 24/7 to clear order backlog.

# school-books - Friday 17 August, 2012

FG Deputy calls on school books website to "get its act together"
# Back To School
# Back To School

FG Deputy calls on school books website to "get its act together"

Aug 17th 2012, 9:00 PM 10,767 Views 43 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said some parents have been waiting several weeks for their orders and have paid a substantial amount of money for the books.

# school-books - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

End of heavy schoolbags? Students welcome eBooks to classrooms
# School Books
# School Books

End of heavy schoolbags? Students welcome eBooks to classrooms

Apr 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 8,236 Views 46 Comments

The ASTI has welcomed the sale of new eBook apps by Folens, but cautioned that the Government must ensure that all students have “equal access to quality educational experiences”.

# school-books - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Cost of school books to be reduced to loan schemes
# Education
# Education

Cost of school books to be reduced to loan schemes

Oct 11th 2011, 12:30 PM 808 Views 8 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that education book publishers will reduce the cost of school books in schools that run book rental schemes by between 12 and 17.5 per cent.