Tips for how to shop and eat on a student budget
Dee Laffan
Going to college can be a financial challenge for many reasons, but food doesn’t have to be one of them, writes Dee Laffan.
13 September 2023 Features
Supporting your student: what happens after the diagnosis?
In the final installment of our series, speech and language therapist Rita Treacy outlines some of the supports needed by students after a diagnosis of dyslexia or specific learning difficulty
6 September 2023 Features
Supporting your student: putting together the assessment puzzle
In week two of our series, Supporting Your Student, speech and language therapist Rita Treacy explains which assessments might be needed and how to find the right support.
Supporting your student: signs and signals of potential learning difficulties
In the first of a three part series, speech and language therapist Rita Treacy outlines the signs of learning difficulties and highlights the importance of early interventions for children
30 August 2023 Features
Transition year: Bridging the gap
Is your teen considering transition year? Parenting writer Rebecca Lenehan looks at how to make the most of the opportunity
23 August 2023 Features
Back-to-school brain fuel with Nessa Robins
Nessa Robins shares two back-to-school lunchbox fillers to fuel young minds
23 August 2023 Recipes
Margaret Leahy: Irish food has a certain... je ne sais quoi
After taking in several students from France, Margaret Leahy has learned that our home-grown cuisine is, in fact, fully up to scratch for the French palate
23 August 2023 Features
Careers: Seven tips for staying calm during your exams
As the Leaving and junior cert exams start next week, pressure and anxiety can build up for many students. Sarah McIntosh offers seven tips for 7 June.
31 May 2023 Education
Encouraging students to think big
Students from Carlow, Offaly and Kilkenny have won the top prizes in Ireland’s national creative thinking programme, The Big Idea, writes Sarah McIntosh.
24 May 2023 News
Agri careers: What to consider before signing up for a post-graduate degree
If you are thinking of undertaking a master’s or PhD programme, it is important to get the right advice. Sarah McIntosh speaks to two students about why they decided to further their studies.
3 May 2023 Careers
Ag science students benefit from day out at Tullamore Farm
The Agri Aware farm walk and talk at Tullamore Farm gave agricultural science students a chance to see their learnings from the classroom in practice on a working farm, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell
1 April 2023 News