Save on holidays when school’s not out

Save up to €1,200 on your family holiday by travelling in May instead of July. Enjoy the sun while making massive savings at a time when it’s not too hot and not too crowded for your little ones. Families with young children should consider travelling during the school term as this allows families to make […]

TG4 documentary on a rebranding mission to give Peig the mother of all make overs

“Seanabhean is ea mise anois go bhfuil cos léi insan uaigh is an chos eile ar a bruach” a quote that fills many with fear. Peig Sayers – widely considered to be the most hated woman in Irish history has tormented young students across Ireland for decades with her memoir ‘Peig’. Described as boring, unrelenting, […]

Network of cycling and walking groups launch ‘Get To School On Your Own Fuel’ campaign!

Cycling campaign groups from all over Ireland – members of, the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network — today issued a call to parents, teachers, schools, sports clubs, local authorities and other groups and individuals to support a National Cycle / Walk / Scoot to School promotion to help families familiarise themselves with their school routes. […]

Ombudsman Reminds Leaving Certificate Students Of Their Right To Complain

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall congratulated students on their results in the Leaving Certificate examinations and reminded them that his Office can independently examine complaints against all public third-level education bodies.   The Ombudsman’s Office can examine complaints about a range of education bodies including the State Examinations Commission, Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), Universities and Institutes […]

AA Roadwatch Go Back to School

For some, primary school days are but a distant memory; but with back to school just around the corner, the AA Roadwatch guys took that trip down memory lane to recount some of their fondest memories from their early years at school. The Chit-Chatter “For various reasons I actually went to six different schools in my time. From the start, […]

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Getting your Car ready for Back to School

Prepare Your Car for Back to School You’ve bought brand new, sturdy schoolbags and stocked up on enough copies, books and lunchboxes to do you a lifetime. But have your prepared your car for the school runs? It might not be the first thing that springs to mind when the dreaded ‘Back to School’ prep is […]

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