Richard Hogan, author of Parenting the Screenager pictured at home with his wife Erica and children Hannah (9) Lizzy (6) and Sophie (3). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In this time of social distancing most parents of teenagers are spending a lot more time in closer proximity to their offspring. How’s it going for yo(...)

Pierce Dillon (58) previously worked at the Catholic University School (CUS) on Leeson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A teacher who allegedly called a male pupil “a little bitch” was denied a proper disciplinary process, the High Court has ruled. Ms Justice Deirdre (...)

The High Court had ruled Pierce Dillon was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School.

The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s refusal to allow a teacher at a south Dublin private fee-paying school legally challenge how it de(...)

The hearing is expected to conclude on Thursday with judgment reserved. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

An action over how a private fee-paying school in south Dublin dealt with a complaint alleging a teacher called a male student a “little bitch” has r(...)

Catholic University School,  Leeson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A teacher at a private fee-paying school in south Dublin has brought a legal challenge over how it dealt with a complaint alleging he called a male st(...)

England’s cricket captain Eoin Morgan at a training session ahead of the World Twenty20 final against West Indies at the Eden Gardens stadium, Kolkata, April 1st, 2016. Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

It is every aspiring top sports person’s dream to captain their country in a World Cup final, whatever the sport. That dream persists - even if the te(...)