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Tanya went through six months of chemotherapy after cancer was found in a tumour on her left leg

Hi, my name is Tanya and I’m a cancer survivor and amputee. But that’s not exactly the whole story. In February, 2007, as I was cycling through Drum(...)

Bishop Raymond Field in 2011 at  the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bishop Raymond Field, one of Dublin’s two Catholic Auxiliary bishops, who was part of a mission to climb the Himalayas 25 years ago, has retired after(...)

An aerial view of the Drumcondra portfolio.

Developers including Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore and US real estate group Hines are believed to be among the leading bidders vying for a north Dublin sit(...)

Eight properties remain to be transferred by the Church to the State. File photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

The Department of Education says “significant milestones” have been reached in getting religious congregations to hand over lands and properties to he(...)

While there continues to be a significant surplus of applicants over available places for teacher training programmes, demand has fallen since 2012. Photograph: iStock

The “prohibitive” cost of training and austerity-era cuts to starting salaries may have led to reduced interest in students choosing teaching as a pro(...)

For many parents, choosing a summer camp, or two – or perhaps as many as eight – is an annual and often expensive task. All summer long, Th(...)

Gone are the days where the occasional lazy teacher could simply kick back and get students to read the textbook

Teaching remains a prestigious profession in Ireland. The relatively high CAO points reflect that young people believe that it offers good career pros(...)

The role of butterflies as indicators of healthy habitats, and as useful pollinators, is only beginning to be generally appreciated.

“Mysterious and little-known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendour awaits . . ” EO Wilson, who first published the term (...)

Liam Mac Con Iomaire (centre) at the launch of his biography of Breandán Ó hEithir in Galway with Prof Gearoid O Tuathaigh of NUI, Galway, and Mr Ó hEithir’s wife, Catherine. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times.

The death has taken place of the renowned writer, broadcaster and academic Liam Mac Con Iomaire. He was 81. Mr Mac Con Iomaire was Director of the Mo(...)

A new OCO report details that children as young as five have made repeated attempts to run away from family hubs. Photograph:© Catherine MacBride 2013

Heartbreaking testimonies from children about life in family hubs, published on Thursday by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO), are almost iden(...)

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