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16 January 2019 07:39 LA teacher strike enters third day as school chiefs seek talks

Los Angeles school administrators are urging a union to resume talks as tens of thousands of teachers plan to walk picket lines for a third day. Striking teachers vowed to take to the streets again on Wednesday despite a forecast for heavy rain across the US city. There have been no plans for the two sides to re-start negotiations after talks broke down last week. Teachers 189

14 January 2019 17:01 40 GAA Matches to be broadcast on TG4 as part of station's spring schedule

TG4 has unveiled their spring schedule for 2019 with details of their GAA coverage for the coming months. Coverage starts on January 27 with coverage of both All Ireland Football and Hurling champions. Monaghan taken on football champions Dublin in Clones, while there will be deferred coverage of Wexford's clash with hurling champions Limerick in the Allianz 74

12 January 2019 15:09 St Angela's Ursuline crowned Munster champions after impressive win over STN Doon

St Angela’s Ursuline Waterford are Munster Post Primary Schools Senior A Camogie champions after a 1-11 to 0-5 victory over Scoil na Tríonóide Naofa Doon in Cappamore. The Waterford school dominated from the early stages and raced into a 0-5 to 0-0 lead thanks to Annie Fitzgerald and Abby Flynn. The dynamic duo hit all of St Angela’s scores in the nine-point 72

09 January 2019 16:05 Amazon's Jeff Bezos to divorce from wife after 25 years of marriage

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has announced that he and wife MacKenzie are to divorce after 25 years of marriage. The billionaire made the announcement on Twitter, saying that the pair will remain "cherished friends". "We want to make people aware of a development in our lives," he wrote. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving 96

07 January 2019 16:44 Alps avalanche warning after spate of weather-related deaths

Authorities in Austria and southern Germany have warned that the risk for avalanches in the northern Alps remains high after several people died in weather-related incidents. A 28-year-old man and 23-year-old woman who went missing while snowshoeing were found dead near Salzburg in central Austria, the Austrian news agency APA reported. About 40 rescuers 91

27 December 2018 06:28 22 Syrian families, including 58 children, resettled in Ireland

Twenty-two Syrian families including 58 children were resettled in Ireland on Thursday. The families have been living in the UNHCR refugee camp in Lebanon since fleeing the conflict in Syria. One hundred and five people have been resettled in Ireland, including 58 children. They join 97 people resettled in Ireland from Lebanon last week, bringing the total 51

18 December 2018 11:10 Proposal to overhaul sex ed in schools to include LGBT relationships

New proposals to overhaul sex education in schools are being described as a matter of "life or death". LGBT advocacy group BeLong To are welcoming plans that would see Gay, Lesbian and Transgender relationships being taught in Catholic schools. A draft report from the Oireachtas Education Committee recommends all schools having to teach the new programme 33

13 December 2018 13:27 Munster GAA Grants: County by county breakdown for the funding

Munster GAA chiefs today announced €1.13m in funding for club and school capital development projects in the province. Clare received €176,771 from 22 applications, Cork received €221,709 from 42 applications, Limerick received €206,907 from 35 applications, Kerry received €124,771 from 23 applications, Tipperary received €281,011 from 38 applications 56

12 December 2018 20:17 Corn Uí Mhuirí and Harty Cup draws: Cork guaranteed two football semi-finalists

Cork will have two schools in the last four of the Corn Uí Mhuirí after this evening's quarter-final draws threw up two all-Cork pairings. Group C winners Hamilton High School Bandon, who overcame reigning champions Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne on Tuesday, have been drawn against Clonakilty Community College. St Francis' College, Rochestown, who topped 76

07 December 2018 13:14 Teenager jailed for making hoax bomb threat to thousands of schools

A teenager inspired by the Columbine High School massacre has been jailed after making bogus bomb threats to hundreds of UK schools and sparking an airport security scare. George Duke-Cohan twice targeted schools in the UK and US with hoax messages that triggered evacuations, before phoning in a fake report of a hijacked aircraft while under investigation 39