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On Cycle Buses, Dublin Parents Shepherd Children to School Safely
Inspired by a cycle-bus initiative in Galway, the Riverview Educate Together cycle bus isn’t the only one in the Dublin area. There are also cycle buses in Ballinteer and Portmarnock.
Sarah: There Are Proven Ways to Cut School Traffic
From safe routes to schools to car-free zones, we need leadership from councils and parents alike, writes a TU Dublin transport and urban design lecturer.
In Ballyfermot, Concerns Over Future of School and Monastery Site
The site has been sold to an unknown buyer, the brothers have been moved out, and the school is due to close in June. What then? local residents and councillors worry. Will it sit vacant for years?
In Rathmines, an Old Concert Hall Lies Dormant
Some councillors have long wanted the room in the old Rathmines Town Hall opened up for wider use.
Is It Time for “Car-Exclusion Zones” Around Schools?
Some parents and city councillors say banning cars from school streets would tackle school-run congestion, reduce emissions, and encourage the use of sustainable transport.
Andy: Would Drumm Have Got Away with It If He’d Gone to the Right School?
Maybe if he’d gone to one of Ireland’s elite fee-paying schools, Drumm would – like Peter Sutherland – have learned how to deflect criticism of the damage he did.
Low Pay Drives Workers Away from Jobs in Early-Years Education
The government says it has increased its spending on the sector, plans to increase it more, and is planning an independent review.
Andy: Entitlement Is Rife in Ireland’s Education Sector
Elite schools expect, and self-righteously demand, state support – while less-wealthy schools struggle, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
In the Docklands, an Effort to Close the Word Gap
Decades of research has suggested that children from lower income backgrounds have something of a word gap, compared to their privileged peers. For the last 10 years, a programme in the Docklands has been trying to tackle that.