Stand Out In A World Of Uniform With Life Style Sports

Ireland may be in the height of a heatwave, but with September looming, now is the time to get one step ahead and start thinking about Back to School shopping. With school dress code rules, expressing your personal style can be a challenge, but Life Style Sports, Ireland’s largest sports fashion retailer, is here to […]

Guide To Joining A Local Youth Arts Project This Autumn

What questions should you be asking before joining a local youth arts project? A new guide published by the National Youth Council of Ireland today aims to help young people and their parents choose the after school activities that are right for them. With such a variety of exciting after school activities available locally, it’s […]

SEAT survey reveals the school run can be a bumpy journey for passengers

88% of parents regularly return home after leaving for school due to a child forgetting an essential item More than half of school goers struggle to make it on time 70% show signs of frustration during the commute 61% of families regularly argue during the early morning journey Radio remains at the heart of the […]

Back to School Lunch Box & Nutrition Tips from National Dairy Council

BACK TO SCHOOL:     VARIETY, BALANCE AND ADVENTURE CAN BOOST SCHOOL LUNCH-BOXES  Over 555,000 primary school children are expected to return to school this Autumn, including over 71,000 new Junior Infants.   Dr. Marianne Walsh, Nutrition Manager at the National Dairy Council gives some practical tips and suggestions to help parents and families to plan lunch-boxes and […]

Taking the stress out of starting “big school” – FREE leaflet entitled “Going to Big School”

A free leaflet to support parents with children starting primary school entitled “Going to Big School” has been published online today by Early Childhood Ireland and the National Parents Council Primary (NPC). The handy guide, which is available online from and, says that often it is the parents who are overwhelmed and have […]