Irish Times:

Praise for those who are looking out for their neighbours during the cold snap.

Irish students drop in rankings for literacy and maths, a recent OECD survey has found – Sean Flynn.

Anna Carey on how Twitter is turning TV watching into a communal activity, giving rise to conversations about everything from reality shows to current affairs. She asks, will it change the way TV programmes are made in the future?

Facebook plans 100 jobs in Dublin – Caroline Madden.

Budget 2011 explained in a special supplement.

Irish Independent:

Graduate teachers face biggest test as ‘lost generation’ goes from scroll to dole – Grainne Cunningham.

Irish obesity levels in Ireland amongst highest in the EU – Eilish O’Regan.

Children with TVs in their bedrooms fare worse in recent OECD survey on education – Katherine Donnelly.

The Independent also features a special Budget 2011 supplement.