Sheila Nunan of INTO speaking at the union’s annual conference at Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. Photograph: Pat Moore

“I trust you as our teachers to act professionally and assess your own students without fear or favour to anybody . . . It begs the question: does (...)

Barry Posner

What makes a leader? Are they bestowed with God-given talents that separate them from the herd or have they gleaned something from the ether that elud(...)

Proposed design for UCD Confucius Institute

Not everyone was toasting Jan O’Sullivan’s first education budget, but when she visits China this week they’ll be raising a glass to the Government(...)

The buildings and 10 acres of development land at St Joseph’s campus on Grace Park Road in Drumcondra

The Rosminian Order of priests and brothers is to sell its freehold interest in eight period buildings and outright ownership in 10 acres of developm(...)

The Georgian Drumcondra House at the centre of All Hallows College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

All Hallows College in Dublin’s Drumcondra, owned by a trust*, is for sale for over €14 million. However its board is open to buying the 6.74 hectare (...)

Detail from the 15th-century Flemish ‘Book of Hours’

All Hallows, the former seminary in Drumcondra, Dublin had hoped to raise up to €60,000 for a 15th-century Flemish ‘Book of Hours’ during the auction (...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said his thoughts were with the families of those who had lost loved ones on the ill-fated airline. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Irish woman who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 had returned home from Australia to assist her siblings in the care of her mother who had(...)

Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan was onboard the lost MH17 flight.

Irish nun Sr Aideen Kinlen was one of the last people to see Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan before she stepped onto the lost MH17 flight.US intelligence (...)

 All Hallows College:  The former seminary, now a third-level college, is on the verge of closure. Photograph: Cyril Byrnew

They were once more powerful than cabinet ministers but this week their portraits sold for a few thousand euro in an auction of religious art. Painti(...)

Fr Gerard Creedon, a long-time friend of the American political dynasty, referring to Jackie Kennedy’s letters said: “She was a very private person. I am sure she would have wanted to have her privacy respected.” Photograph: AP

The widow of Robert F Kennedy believes the letters written by Jackie Kennedy to a Dublin priest could be destroyed to end the controversy about the pr(...)