Fiachra Long

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‘There is something new in our day – the way we can express invented identities without the requirement to stand by them.’ Photograph: Photothek/Getty Images

Cappuccino-sipping, Irish Times-reading liberals like to think they’re above the sort of mental foibles of Donald Trump and the Brexit bunch. But dodg(...)

Dr Fiachra Long, head of UCC’s school of education, poses to take a selfie in Cork city in front of a backdrop, which gives the impression he is in the Caribbean, as he discusses nanotechnology. Photograph: Clare Keogh

University College Cork has successfully launched a social media campaign aimed at presenting complex ideas and research in a straightforward way to a(...)

Dr Siobhán Dowling and Dr Fiachra Long  of UCC’s school of education, authors of a new book on world religions, ‘Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Traditions to Written Documents and their Reception’. Photo: Clare Keogh

Recent opinion about the place of religious education in Irish schools has demonstrated postmodern rifts in the fabric of Irish tolerance. In some cir(...)

A new work by Dublin-based painter and NCAD graduate Shane Berkery of Donald Trump, whose rhetoric has the hallmarks of ‘gapped knowledge’. Photograph: Shane Berkery

The way we speak and the way we think are becoming increasingly divorced from the way we are being educated. Despite all the reforms (or attempted re(...)