When I grow up I'll be able to give my dad ‘a break milking cows’
Our young IFJ Junior readers give us the down low on what’s going happening on their farms and in their lives this winter.
4 November 2022 News
Science Week 2022: Festival of Farming and Food launches
Teagasc launched a number of events for this year’s science week, running from 13 to 20 November, writes Sarah McIntosh.
14 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: finding the rhythm of the school year
A new school year begins and Katherine’s grandson Ricky starts playschool with enthusiasm.
Do you know a principal, teacher or SNA who deserves an inclusive educator award
Neurodiversity Ireland launches inclusive educator awards this month to recognise the vital work of school staff.
7 September 2022 Features
HealthBytes: all you need to know before your children head back to school
With school reopening, do you know what vaccines your child will have? How to establish a sleep ritual and when they can return to class after illness? Margaret Hawkins has these health bytes.
24 August 2022 Health
Free education inquisition reveals huge inconsistency
With everyone feeling the pinch as the cost of living rises, luxuries are looking pretty unnecessary but back to school costs are not and should not be in that category, writes Amii McKeever.
3 August 2022 Amii
Consumer- Back to School costs
Back to school costs including the ‘not-so-voluntary’ contribution fee continue to put parents under pressure, this year more than others, they are really feeling the financial strain, writes Ciara Leahy.
3 August 2022 Consumer
Farmer Time calls for more farmer participants
The Airfield Estate initiative links school children with Irish farmers to help educate them about food production – but the farmers say they learn a lot, too. Janine Kennedy writes.
29 June 2022 Education
Irish teacher on living with the reality of school shootings in the US
Teacher Annie Burke from Tipperary has been teaching elementary school children in the US for six years. After the Uvalde school shooting, she spoke with Amii McKeever.
8 June 2022 Features