Religious education teachers have expressed concern that practising Catholics are singled out for bullying more than non-religious students, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Image: iStock.

Religious education teachers have expressed concern that practising Catholics are singled out for bullying more than non-religious students, an Oireac(...)

Dr Mairead Foody of Dublin City University  said taking devices off children was ‘knee-jerk’ reaction. Photograph: iStock

Bans on smartphones for children were being rowed back on internationally, and in other countries they were being reintroduced “in a mediated and mode(...)