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It is estimated that only 1 per cent of primary and 2 per cent of secondary teachers come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: iStock

When Dr Rory McDaid, a teacher and academic, began researching the experiences of children from migrant backgrounds, one question kept rearing its hea(...)

Handout photo taken from the Twitter feed of London Fire Brigade @LondonFire showing a four-storey block of flats engulfed in flames in Sherbrooke Way, Worcester Park, south-west London. Photograph: London Fire Brigade/PA Wire

A four-storey residential block has been destroyed after a fire ripped through the building in the early hours of Monday. A charred shell is almost a(...)

Dahlias: Dahlias are notorious for the ease with which the tubers of different varieties can accidentally get mixed-up. Photograph: Getty

August is a time of full and plenty in the garden when plots are brimming with homegrown produce and lots of late summer/early autumn flowering plants(...)

Consider drying fruit during abundant harvests

After last year’s drought, I promised myself that I’d never, ever give out about our rainy climate again. Not a word. So I’m not going to bemoan the r(...)

Tom Humphries attending his 2017 trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Convicted child abuser and former Irish Times writer Tom Humphries has been released from prison having served 22 months of a 2½-year sentence. The f(...)

Dr Bassam Naser: Letters describe him as ‘literally a hero’, ‘unlike anyone I have ever known’ and ‘a vital part of the community’. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than half of the public correspondence received by Department of Justice last year on the subject of sentencing related to the imprisonment of a (...)

Sandymount Strand, famed in song and story, holds a special place in the hearts of Dubliners. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sandymount Strand, famed in song and story, holds a special place in the hearts of Dubliners. With the two Poolbeg stacks providing a backdrop, its br(...)

34 Donnybrook Manor, Dublin 4: 79sq m of accommodation includes a conservatory

34 Donnybrook Manor, Dublin 4 Three-bedroom, end-of-terrace house in a popular scheme off Belmont Avenue. About 79sq m of accommodation including a c(...)

Sutton Park in Dublin 13 is the second most expensive private school for day pupils, with fees of €7,900 a year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The taxpayer subsidised private schools by more than €90 million last year, according to official figures. The vast bulk of this sum went on salaries(...)

From The Irish Times – June 13th, 1953.

“There’s Danger In Dirt” exclaimed the advertisements of the 1950s, admonishing “Mrs McCarthy” and “Mrs O’Brien” for failing to keep their children an(...)

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