St Vincent De Paul, Ireland's largest charitable organisation has seen a huge jump in applications for educational grants across the country, including Co Leitrim.
To their detractors, they are a relic of regimented, old-fashioned schooling; a sign that Irish education still values conformity above individuality.
The children's charity Barnardos and the National Consumer Agency have backed calls for less specialised uniforms in order to cut down costs.
Irish Senator Dominic Hannigan is expected to arrive on Sunday in Nepal to volunteer with leading development charity VSO.
As the latest statistics showed Ireland's unemployment rate continues to rise, 20 young people from across Ireland gathered in Galway last weekend determined to highlight their desire for much need
From August 2010, job-seekers in Ireland have the opportunity to take part in the WebActivate project whose aim is to provide them with a free digital skills training scheme for building websites f
A suicide-prevention charity has claimed that suicide numbers could be reduced in Ireland if support services were consolidated into a single authority.
The Family Support Network, a national organization supporting families living with drug use, will be running an Anti-Racism training day on the 1 September in Offaly.
Applications are now being sought for the 2010 Multicultural Young People's Awards (MYPA).
Comhlámh has announced the launch of it's new innovative website, Talkaboutdevelopment.org.
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