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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

8 reasons I'm already desperate for the kids' summer holidays to be over
# Endless Summer
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# Endless Summer

8 reasons I'm already desperate for the kids' summer holidays to be over

Aug 14th 2018, 5:23 PM 1,214 Views 0 Comments

We’re on the home stretch now and I can taste the sweet relief, writes Ciara McDonnell.

# back-to-school - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance
# That Time Of Year
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# That Time Of Year

Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance

Aug 12th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,142 Views 77 Comments

Children will be returning to school in the coming weeks.

# back-to-school - Thursday 2 August, 2018

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students
# College
From TheJournal.ie
# College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 38,714 Views 3 Comments

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
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# Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,181 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Oct 17th 2017, 4:16 PM 13,938 Views 35 Comments

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

This Galway teacher's comics will resonate with any múinteoir heading back to school
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

This Galway teacher's comics will resonate with any múinteoir heading back to school

Sep 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,764 Views 3 Comments

So so accurate.

# back-to-school - Friday 1 September, 2017

A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month
# Back To School
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# Back To School

A record number of people sought help from St Vincent de Paul last month

Sep 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 8,136 Views 32 Comments

The new figures coincide with new data on a surge in homeless children in Dublin.

# back-to-school - Friday 25 August, 2017

'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school
# Back To School
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# Back To School

'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school

Aug 25th 2017, 3:28 PM 11,393 Views 54 Comments

The RSA said children are particularly vulnerable road users and parents should ensure drivers can see them.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own
# The First Day
From TheJournal.ie
# The First Day

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:29 PM 3,188 Views 1 Comment

This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But we’ve got some expert tips for dealing with it.

# back-to-school - Monday 21 August, 2017

6 ways to cut the cost of the school run
# Back To School
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# Back To School

6 ways to cut the cost of the school run

Aug 21st 2017, 12:33 PM 4,171 Views 18 Comments

Getting in the car costs money. Here’s how to lessen the load.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Aug 2nd 2017, 9:24 AM 14,379 Views 91 Comments

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books
# Back To School Burden
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School Burden

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

Aug 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 11,268 Views 63 Comments

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child
# Free Education
From TheJournal.ie
# Free Education

The average back-to-school spend is now €1,209 per child

Jul 25th 2017, 7:39 AM 14,777 Views 66 Comments

There has been a slight drop in the number of parents getting into debt to fund these costs.

# back-to-school - Monday 3 July, 2017

Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance
# Helping Hand
From TheJournal.ie
# Helping Hand

Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 27,188 Views 61 Comments

The department is launching an awareness campaign well ahead of the 30 September deadline.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Good news for parents: Back to school allowance is going up by 25%
# Social Protection
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Protection

Good news for parents: Back to school allowance is going up by 25%

Jun 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 43,170 Views 56 Comments

Meanwhile, the weekly payments for those in Direct Provision are also set to be increased.

# back-to-school - Monday 26 December, 2016

Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol'
# Adult Education
From TheJournal.ie
# Adult Education

Back to School: 'I was broke and suffered from depression, which I drowned out with alcohol'

Dec 26th 2016, 7:30 PM 111 Views 14 Comments

An education bleeds into the way you view the world and your movement through it, writes Conor Reynolds.

# back-to-school - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Tipp and Kerry derbies the highlights of the Dr Harty Cup and Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final draws
# Munster Colleges
# Munster Colleges

Tipp and Kerry derbies the highlights of the Dr Harty Cup and Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final draws

Dec 15th 2016, 9:04 PM 5,617 Views 2 Comments

Reigning champions Árdscoil Rís and St Brendan’s Killarney learned their fate in the Munster colleges draws.

# back-to-school - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education
# Adult Education
From TheJournal.ie
# Adult Education

'I found it really tough because I couldn't even type': What it's like to go back to education

Nov 20th 2016, 8:10 AM 526 Views 7 Comments

Senator Lynn Ruane encouraged early school leavers to return to education this week at an event aimed at increasing participation in adult learning.

# back-to-school - Monday 5 September, 2016

Car tip: Keep kids safe for the school run by using the right seat
# School Run Safety
From TheJournal.ie
# School Run Safety

Car tip: Keep kids safe for the school run by using the right seat

Sep 5th 2016, 4:59 PM 631 Views 0 Comments

Stay on the right side of the law and keep your precious cargo safe by using the correct restraint system.

# back-to-school - Friday 2 September, 2016

This Cork dad ROARING at his kids in the car about going back to school is the greatest
# Here We Go
From The Daily Edge
# Here We Go

This Cork dad ROARING at his kids in the car about going back to school is the greatest

Sep 2nd 2016, 1:13 PM 11,776 Views 7 Comments

BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO SCHOOOOOL…

# back-to-school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

12 essential facts of life for teachers in Ireland

Aug 31st 2016, 1:18 PM 6,940 Views 2 Comments

Dreading the day your students find you on Facebook.

# back-to-school - Monday 29 August, 2016

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place
# Rock N Road
From TheJournal.ie
# Rock N Road

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

Aug 29th 2016, 4:30 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years
# Back To School
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# Back To School

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Aug 29th 2016, 1:02 PM 28,509 Views 10 Comments

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface'
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Nine new Educate Together schools opening this week only 'scratching the surface'

Aug 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 25,363 Views 275 Comments

The schools will open in Cork, Dublin, Mayo and Wicklow.

# back-to-school - Thursday 25 August, 2016

This teen perfectly recreated a cringey childhood outfit for her school photo
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

This teen perfectly recreated a cringey childhood outfit for her school photo

Aug 25th 2016, 8:49 AM 4,930 Views 0 Comments

Genius.

# back-to-school - Friday 19 August, 2016

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school

Aug 19th 2016, 7:35 PM 9,580 Views 1 Comment

Oh yeah, we’ve been there.

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 August, 2016

A mam's celebratory back-to-school photos are going super viral on Facebook
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

A mam's celebratory back-to-school photos are going super viral on Facebook

Aug 11th 2016, 11:07 AM 10,874 Views 2 Comments

So true.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

It now costs almost €800 to send a child to first year in secondary school
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

It now costs almost €800 to send a child to first year in secondary school

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:04 AM 15,710 Views 52 Comments

Barnardos is demanding action to help parents deal with back to school costs.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000
# Business Studies
From TheJournal.ie
# Business Studies

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000

Jul 13th 2016, 8:50 AM 17,551 Views 97 Comments

Almost a third (31%) of parents find themselves in debt covering back to school costs.

# back-to-school - Monday 18 January, 2016

This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling
# Immediateley
From The Daily Edge
# Immediateley

This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling

Jan 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 12,106 Views 1 Comment

Ah here.

# back-to-school - Monday 31 August, 2015

Evelyn Cusack ruined every Irish kid's Sunday evening last night
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

Evelyn Cusack ruined every Irish kid's Sunday evening last night

Aug 31st 2015, 8:37 AM 9,145 Views 4 Comments

WHY, EVELYN? WHY?

# back-to-school - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Poll: What are the best school days of your life?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: What are the best school days of your life?

Aug 30th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,390 Views 37 Comments

Ah, to be starting it all over again.

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Aug 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 447 Views 49 Comments

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

# back-to-school - 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 7,757 Views 1 Comment

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

# back-to-school - Monday 24 August, 2015

9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed
# Condoms And Beer
From The Daily Edge
# Condoms And Beer

9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed

Aug 24th 2015, 5:40 PM 10,298 Views 2 Comments

Wine, wine, and more wine.

# back-to-school - Sunday 23 August, 2015

What to do if your child's hair gets infested with head lice
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

What to do if your child's hair gets infested with head lice

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 32,403 Views 59 Comments

Sorry to bring it up, but…

# back-to-school - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school
# Where's Mam?
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Mam?

This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school

Aug 19th 2015, 7:43 PM 7,204 Views 0 Comments

Rule number one: Don’t say ANTHING about mam not being there for the day.

# back-to-school - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Just how expensive is this time of year for parents? It’s the week in numbers
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

Just how expensive is this time of year for parents? It’s the week in numbers

Aug 8th 2015, 6:30 PM 11,163 Views 11 Comments

Plus: How much beer is made in Ireland?

# back-to-school - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

"The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms
# Uniform Thinking
From TheJournal.ie
# Uniform Thinking

"The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms

Aug 4th 2015, 5:07 PM 23,947 Views 133 Comments

Sending children to school is getting more and more expensive.

# back-to-school - Friday 10 July, 2015

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?

Jul 10th 2015, 8:39 AM 21,771 Views 81 Comments

Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?