Christoph Mueller: Aer Lingus CEO is to step down next May. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The race to succeed Christoph Mueller in the €1.5 million-a-year top job at Aer Lingus is likely to attract candidates from both at home and abroad, (...)

Teachers held a lunchtime protest to highlight concerns about the proposed Junior Cycle outside Newpark Comprehensive School in Blackrock in March this year. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

At least 10 per cent of teachers of English have not completed training for the Junior Certificate reforms ahead of the rollout due to start in Septem(...)

Education stakeholders have acknowledged Ruairi Quinn’s reforming zeal as Minister for Education, although with mixed sentiment. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Education stakeholders have acknowledged Ruairi Quinn’s reforming zeal as Minister for Education, although with mixed sentiment.While Mr Quinn impress(...)

The Twittersphere was abuzz with students trying to guess what the morning’s higher level French exam would hold in store. Those who predicted topi(...)

Dragon's Den. Photograph: RTE

RTE’s entrepreneurial dragons were waiting in their den for students in their higher level business paper. Examiners had clearly made an effort to lin(...)

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn is inviting teachers for  talks on Junior Cycle reforms.  Photograph: Collins

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn is inviting teacher unions to talks on Junior Cycle reforms as progress on the planned introduction of continuous (...)

ClubstoHire, the golf club hire business backed by Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, has signed a deal with German travel group TUI. Photograph: Getty

ClubstoHire, the golf club hire business backed by Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, has signed a deal with German travel group TUI that will give i(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said he is prepared to address teacher concerns about the junior cycle reforms as best as he can  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said he is prepared to address teacher concerns about the junior cycle reforms “as best” as he can . However h(...)

Pat King, ASTI general secretary, with former minister for education Mary Hanifin: the TUI, which along with the ASTI has voted to oppose the Junior Cycle reforms, is also opening its annual congress today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

English teachers – the first group of teachers due to work with the new Junior Cycle framework – have expressed only limited c(...)

Lámha suas: Delegates vote in 2011 at the Teachers Union of Ireland congress in the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee Co, Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

As ordinary teachers get set for summer term this week, a fight in their name is going on at teacher conferences in Kilkenny and Wexford. At th(...)