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Secondary-school teacher Róisín Scanlon

Last year was Bliain na Gaeilge when the Irish language was celebrated across the world. More and more people are working in the first language of the(...)

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(...)

Sport for all: Leinster rugby player Joe Tomane at the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camp at Energia Park in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

All summer long, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday months. R(...)

Sally O’Neill ‘brought us to the rubbish dumps in San Salvador at 6am in the morning where the bodies of those murdered were dumped’, President Higgins recalled at the service. Photograph: Frank Miller

Trócaire aid worker Sally O’Neill was described as a “remarkable worker for justice” by President Michael D Higgins, at a memorial Mass in Maynooth, C(...)

Pope Francis has appointed  Fr Michael Router (left), as auxiliary bishop of Armagh, to assist Archbishop Eamon Martin (right), Primate of All Ireland.

Pope Francis has appointed Father Michael Router as the new Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh. The news of Fr Router’s appointment, whic(...)

The save Moore Street campaign joins hands to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arms Around Moore Street protest. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A survey of terraced houses in Moore Street associated with the Easter Rising has shown most of the buildings were not there in 1916. The Government (...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn pictured on Tuesday afternoon  leaving court. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Letters sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions on behalf of struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn claimed the State was trying to “nail” an “innocent(...)

Church services

CATHEDRALS Armagh -St Patrick’s Church of Ireland --Sunday services at 10am (Holy Communion), 11am (Sung Eucharist) and 3:15pm (Choral Evensong). Mon(...)

The Macmorris project sets out to recover the complexity of Ireland’s transformative years between Henry VIII’s assumption of the kingship of Ireland in 1541 to the Flight of the Earls. Courtesy of Trinity College Dublin library

The defeat of the Gaelic chiefs at the Battle of Kinsale in 1601 and the Flight of the Earls in 1607 which followed are widely regarded as two of the (...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Archbishop’s House in Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O Brien/The Irish Times.

The most influential Catholic prelate in Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is 15 years Archbishop of Dublin this month. He is 20 years a bishop and w(...)

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