David Tuohy

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Margaret Barry with Dominic Behan.

In the 1930s, a 16-year-old took to the roads of Ireland to make her living as a street singer. Her striking appearance and waist-length black hair co(...)

Former president Mary McAleese taking wine after receiving Communion at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, in 1997. Photograph: Frank Miller

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese has been appointed among the first ever honorary lay ecumenical canons at the Church of Ireland’s Christ Chu(...)

Hitting the road: the presence of nuns, priests and brothers in Irish schools has been diminishing for decades. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

The presence of religious personnel in Irish schools has been diminishing for decades, falling from 3,700 at postprimary level in 1970 to just 30 i(...)

First day of the leaving cert exam – “challenge of cultural diversity is to empower people of different ethnic, religious and philosophical heritage to work together.” PHOTOGRAPH: DARA MAC DÓNAILL / THE IRISH TIMES

The growing cultural diversity in our country is at the core of the debate on educational provision in Ireland. For better or worse, the debate focuse(...)