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# school-days - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

Back to school costs rising at secondary and primary level as 27% of parents find themselves in debt

Aug 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 18,676 Views 36 Comments

The average debt for parents to cover back-to-school costs is €397.

# school-days - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

St Munchin's survive late fightback to win Limerick bragging rights and prevail in Munster Senior Cup
# SCHOOL DAYS
From The42
# SCHOOL DAYS

St Munchin's survive late fightback to win Limerick bragging rights and prevail in Munster Senior Cup

Jan 29th 2020, 4:19 PM 7,079 Views 1 Comment

Alex Wood, son of Irish rugby legend Keith, starred as his side beat Ard Scoil Rís to reach the quarter-finals.

# school-days - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Cork side join Kerry-heavy Munster last four line-up after Corn Uí Mhuirí thriller
# SCHOOL DAYS
From The42
# SCHOOL DAYS

Cork side join Kerry-heavy Munster last four line-up after Corn Uí Mhuirí thriller

Jan 16th 2020, 9:07 PM 8,194 Views 10 Comments

Rochestown booked their semi-final showdown with 2019 finalists St Brendan’s College today.

# school-days - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?
# Family Poll
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?

Aug 16th 2017, 4:35 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

With enrolment policies, entrance exams and growing class sizes, there’s a lot to navigate.

# school-days - Sunday 22 January, 2017

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance
# In Loco Parentis
From The Daily Edge
# In Loco Parentis

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance

Jan 22nd 2017, 3:14 PM 8,946 Views 1 Comment

It “winningly surveys the daily routine” of Headfort Boarding School.

# school-days - Thursday 27 August, 2015

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school
# Brown Paper
From The Daily Edge
# Brown Paper

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school

Aug 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 7,785 Views 1 Comment

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

# school-days - Friday 30 January, 2015

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

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Jan 30th 2015, 10:33 AM 9,306 Views 4 Comments

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

# school-days - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession
# Families
# Families

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession

Nov 26th 2014, 7:21 AM 8,474 Views 14 Comments

Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.

# school-days - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Only in America: Parents are sending their kids to entrepreneurship pre-school
# Start Em Young
# Start Em Young

Only in America: Parents are sending their kids to entrepreneurship pre-school

Nov 16th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,582 Views 12 Comments

What the…

# school-days - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 51 Views 15 Comments

When my first child started school I thought it wouldn’t be a big deal. I was wrong.

# school-days - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,643 Views 36 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

# school-days - Monday 25 August, 2014

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted
# Stationery Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Stationery Porn

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted

Aug 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 36,316 Views 61 Comments

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

# school-days - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school
# My Little Brony
From The Daily Edge
# My Little Brony

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school

Mar 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 48,948 Views 140 Comments

The 9-year-old boy was told that the bag was a trigger for bullying.

# school-days - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school
# Sum It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Sum It Up

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Mar 12th 2014, 1:02 PM 39,548 Views 62 Comments

Minus B, plus or minus?

# school-days - Thursday 6 March, 2014

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches
# Pay It Forward
From The Daily Edge
# Pay It Forward

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches

Mar 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,534 Views 15 Comments

The young boy launched an online campaign to make sure everyone got a hot lunch.

# school-days - Monday 24 February, 2014

Kids' spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words
# Un-BEE-lievable
From The Daily Edge
# Un-BEE-lievable

Kids' spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words

Feb 24th 2014, 5:08 PM 2,564 Views 2 Comments

The 11 and 13-year-old finalists left organisers choking on their dictionary dust.

# school-days - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Politician tries to censor 'nude' children's book, booksellers strip in protest
# Bare-Faced Cheek
From The Daily Edge
# Bare-Faced Cheek

Politician tries to censor 'nude' children's book, booksellers strip in protest

Feb 20th 2014, 5:49 PM 6,889 Views 3 Comments

You could say they laid bare their concerns.

# school-days - 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 27,576 Views 49 Comments

Boyzone stickers 4 eva.

# school-days - Monday 9 December, 2013

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

Dec 9th 2013, 5:46 PM 52,684 Views 102 Comments

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

# school-days - Monday 18 November, 2013

These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories
# Ann And Barry
From The Daily Edge
# Ann And Barry

These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories

Nov 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,492 Views 6 Comments

Look at the cows. They are in the cowhouse.

# school-days - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science
# That's Us Told
# That's Us Told

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science

Nov 12th 2013, 3:56 PM 6,659 Views 8 Comments

“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.

# school-days - Thursday 29 August, 2013

The best and worst things about going back to school...
# Hiya Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Hiya Teacher

The best and worst things about going back to school...

Aug 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 22,337 Views 62 Comments

… as a teacher

# school-days - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 610 Views 88 Comments

If you’re getting ready for your little one’s first day of school, these tips should help you to best equip yourself for the next few weeks and beyond, writes Ciara Brennan.

# school-days - Saturday 11 May, 2013

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school
# Gym Rats
From The42
# Gym Rats

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school

May 11th 2013, 10:40 AM 3,490 Views 2 Comments

Including piano goal celebrations, Spiderman undies in the public swimming pool and vomit-inducing rope climbs.

# school-days - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it

Oct 17th 2012, 7:30 PM 981 Views 22 Comments

The real importance of the end-of-school ritual is often overlooked, writes Kim Cadogan.

# school-days - Sunday 7 October, 2012

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories

Oct 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 17,843 Views 78 Comments

Sharpening your pencil just to talk to your friends? Remember the days…

# school-days - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world

Sep 4th 2012, 7:00 AM 301 Views 6 Comments

People from Inishowen, Co Donegal are now in more than 80 countries. Here’s how we’re bringing them back for The Gathering, writes John Collins.