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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: The things that remind us it's back-to-school time
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Open thread: The things that remind us it's back-to-school time

Sep 2nd 2012, 6:00 PM 8,773 Views 26 Comments

Wallpaper-wrapped schoolbooks, the theme tune to Glenroe, a shoe-fitting machine of torture: what were the triggers that let you know it was THAT time of year again?

# back-to-school - Saturday 1 September, 2012

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

Sep 1st 2012, 8:30 AM 6,063 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.

# back-to-school - Friday 31 August, 2012

# back-to-school - Thursday 30 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
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The Evening Fix: Thursday

Aug 30th 2012, 7:55 PM 5,723 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Parents feel pressure to pay voluntary school contributions
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Parents feel pressure to pay voluntary school contributions

Aug 29th 2012, 3:48 PM 9,470 Views 83 Comments

The National Parents’ Council said the anxiety of paying contributions can distract parents from offering the support their children need when starting back at school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
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The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,734 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school
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From The Daily Edge
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8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school

Aug 28th 2012, 11:10 AM 6,754 Views 5 Comments

The Daily Edge distils the wisdom of the crowd.

New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010
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New teachers' salaries down 30 per cent since 2010

Aug 28th 2012, 10:52 AM 9,012 Views 76 Comments

Unions hope the government will lift the suspension on new teachers’ allowances in a cabinet meeting next week.

# back-to-school - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school
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Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school

Aug 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 83 Views 45 Comments

Lesley Anderson, a single mother of two children, tells her story about the difficulties she faces meeting the ‘back to school’ costs.

# back-to-school - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow
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Schoolbooks.ie says backlog WILL be cleared by tomorrow

Aug 23rd 2012, 3:20 PM 3,782 Views 10 Comments

The online company says that it has reduced its backlog from 5,000 orders to 1,300 today.

# back-to-school - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday
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The Evening Fix: Saturday

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

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# back-to-school - Friday 17 August, 2012

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

# back-to-school - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Graphic of the Day: Barnardos' School Costs Survey
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Graphic of the Day: Barnardos' School Costs Survey

Aug 1st 2012, 12:46 PM 5,957 Views 25 Comments

Barnardos has provided TheJournal.ie with this graphic which outlines numerous findings from its School Costs Survey.

Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child
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Parents anticipating back-to-school costs of up to €620 a child

Aug 1st 2012, 10:40 AM 3,524 Views 48 Comments

National Consumer Agency advises parents to plan and budget carefully for the costs of sending children to school in September.

# back-to-school - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Enterprise Ireland has no involvement in Cowen's California course
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Enterprise Ireland has no involvement in Cowen's California course

Jul 8th 2012, 2:22 PM 12,765 Views 71 Comments

The government agency was responding to a report in today’s Irish Mail on Sunday about former taoiseach Brian Cowen’s enrolment on a six-week course at Stanford University.

# back-to-school - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
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From The Daily Edge
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Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'

Apr 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 5,311 Views 20 Comments

There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.

# back-to-school - Friday 16 September, 2011

# back-to-school - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 30th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,956 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the day’s big stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# back-to-school - Monday 29 August, 2011

Minister defends back-to-school allowance backlog
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Minister defends back-to-school allowance backlog

Aug 29th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,703 Views 12 Comments

Joan Burton was responding to criticism over a major backlog in processing applications for the back-to-school clothing and footwear allowance.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Department’s six-week backlog in processing back-to-school allowance forms
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Department’s six-week backlog in processing back-to-school allowance forms

Aug 24th 2011, 6:30 AM 1,788 Views 37 Comments

There is a major office backlog in processing applications for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City
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From The Daily Edge
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Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City

Aug 11th 2011, 3:40 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

American actor Alec Baldwin says he needs to go ‘back to school’ before trying his hand at politics.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Back to school allowance to ease the burden on 160,000 families
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Back to school allowance to ease the burden on 160,000 families

May 31st 2011, 5:56 PM 1,222 Views 11 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton says that €82 million will be allocated to families to buy clothes and shoes for school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Tyra Banks goes back to school
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From The Daily Edge
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Tyra Banks goes back to school

Mar 15th 2011, 2:35 PM 805 Views 0 Comments

Model and founder of TV show America’s Next Top Model has enrolled in the prestigious Harvard Business School.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
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The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

Mar 1st 2011, 6:23 PM 1,048 Views 0 Comments

We’ve been rooting through dusty archives all afternoon to highlight the six important lessons which United and Chelsea can take from their previous encounters.

# back-to-school - Friday 25 February, 2011

The History Boys: the League Cup Final
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The History Boys: the League Cup Final

Feb 25th 2011, 5:39 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

We flick through the archives to see if there’s any lessons that Arsenal and Birmingham should be aware of as they prepare for Sunday’s Carling Cup showdown.

# back-to-school - Saturday 12 February, 2011

The History Boys: Ireland versus France
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The History Boys: Ireland versus France

Feb 12th 2011, 1:04 PM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

Those who forget the mistakes of the past are condemned to repeat them. We highlight six lessons which Declan Kidney’s men might learn from previous encounters against the French.