Maynooth University’s Turn To Teaching programme is one  of a number of initiatives that is targeting the barriers that prevent aspiring teachers from acceding to the necessary training.

Ireland has long prided itself on having one of the best education systems in the world, but in recent decades we have been falling behind many other (...)

Hillary Clinton: “You can get lip service from as many white people you can pack into Yankee Stadium and a million more like it who are going to say: ‘We get it, we get it. We are going to be nicer.’ That’s not enough, at least in my book.” Photograph: Getty

The video is visceral and raw: Hillary Rodham Clinton – the presidential candidate so often faulted for insulating herself from voters and critics ali(...)