Shannon Airport has appointed Matthew Thomas of Canadian group Vantage as i

Barry O’Halloran Matthew Thomas of Canadian aiport operator Vantage will take over as chief executive of State-owned Shannon Group next month. Briti(...)

Students at Mount Sackville, Chapelizod, taking part in the Google Expeditions pilot project

‘So, girls, we’re going to the moon this morning,” says Fiona McKeever, a science teacher at Mount Sackville secondary school in Dublin. There’s sile(...)

Savan and Megha: His name means “seasonal rain”, a perfect match for “megha” – cloud

Indian weddings begin and end with henna. The saying goes: “The redder the henna, the more the groom loves the bride.” I find Megha lounging in a ch(...)

Denis Coderre: “We have a policy of multiculturalism where it’s not about keeping your identity it’s about sharing it“

Ireland and Europe could benefit from studying Canada’s approach to preventing Islamic radicalisation of young Muslims, according to the mayor of Mon(...)

Mushrooms  at the Highline farm, Canada’s largest mushroom grower, in Leamington, Ontario, Canada. Phtograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters

Umami. Sounds like an awkward yoga position. But shareholders who turned up to Fyffes’ annual general meeting know better. The tropical fruit importe(...)

The GPO after the Rising. Relatives of the victims of Capt John Bowen- Colthurst are to seek an apology from the British government for his actions during Easter Week

Relatives of the victims of the notorious Capt John Bowen- Colthurst are to seek an apology from the British government for his actions during Easter(...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Health insurance firm VHI has entered the life insurance market, under the VHI Life brand. The move comes after the Central Bank granted it authoris(...)

A courtroom sketch shows Dutch dentist Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop dubbed ‘the dentist of the horror’ attending his trial at the Nevers courthouse in central France. Photograph: Benoit Peyrucq/AFP/Getty Images.

A Dutchman dubbed the “horror dentist” by French media was sentenced to eight years in jail on Tuesday for mutilating patients’ mouths and defrauding (...)

It is time that we re-examine the role of teachers and the contribution they make to the formation of our young people

Newly qualified teachers are speaking out about the lack of pay parity for those who have joined the teaching profession since 2011. This gap in pay (...)

“Instead of waving rifles or proclamations, we should proudly hold aloft our Form 11s.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Rising that took place a century ago this week was an imaginative spark. The depressingly mundane manoeuvring for the formation of a new governmen(...)