Ger O Donovan

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Ger O’Donovan, principal of St Mary’s on the Hill national school, Knocknaheeny, Cork City. A major barrier facing Deis schools, he says, is their reliance on over-stretched public services for assessments. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

It’s a short distance from Knocknaheeny on Cork’s northside to the gates of University College Cork. But it’s a route that crosses some of the deepest(...)

 ‘I have never been through such a customer care shambles’ says one frustrated Eir customer. File photograph:  Maxwells

What is going on at Eir? A couple of weeks ago Pricewatch started getting messages via Twitter from disgruntled customers. A trickle at first, the flo(...)

Irish-owned on-site support services company Elevare said it is creating 50 jobs in the next two years following significant growth in the social medi(...)

 Minister for  Transport  Shane Ross: attitude was blamed by unions for wildcat action. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Word about the wildcat strike that affected Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus spread “faster than a church-gate collection on a Sunday” among workers on(...)

A young woman strolls by pushing a large pram. “We could follow her,” suggests the photographer. “She might need help getting it up the steps of the H(...)