Sixth-year students at Muckross Park College on their last day of school alongside nuns from the Dominican convent

Some 120 years after they established one of the best known girls’ schools in the capital, the last remaining Dominican nuns have left the Muckross Pa(...)

Teachers at all levels have a particular balancing act to perform: to safeguard teachers’ welfare and to promote the interests of those they serve. Photograph: The Irish Times

The teachers’ conferences during the week revolved around demands for equality. The two-tier salary scales for teachers are doing great damage to the (...)

“As late as 1989 there were more than 11,000 women in 128 religious congregations in Ireland. That suggests there is an enormous history awaiting research and analysis.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The recent comments of two nuns who belonged to a congregation involved in running Magdalene laundries, broadcast on RTÉ on condition that the (...)