Category Archives: Opinion

An arduous and harrowing year for Killarney’s Leaving Cert students

The Leaving Certificate and Leaving Cert Applied Class of 2020 missed out on many of the rites of passage normally associated with the completion of second level education but, St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney Principal, Róisín Moore (pictured left) writes, she hopes they will look always back fondly on their time in the school ON… Continue Reading

‘The next stage of your life journey is about to begin. The future is yours’

OPINION: The results received today by Leaving Cert students in Kerry do not define them as their life journey is about to begin. They can look back with pride on all that you have achieved and look forward with courage to the next exciting phase of your lives, writes the Minister for Education and Kerry… Continue Reading

The bottom line is that we urgently need to make changes to live more sustainably

OPINION: The public can make a real difference by avoiding fast fashion and supporting #SecondHandSeptember, writes Fiona O’Malley (pictured) of World Vision Ireland which is a child-focused overseas aid agency helping children in emergency situations. WITH the hugely damaging global growth of fast fashion, clothing production has doubled from 2000 to 2014, with more than… Continue Reading