Mary Kelly

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Yoga is now a central  part of the school day in some primary schools. Photograph: iStock

When Mary Casey, a teacher at Ballinora National School in Co Cork, arranged for a yoga teacher to visit her class, she wasn’t sure what to expect. Y(...)

Ham Sandwich by Geraldine O’Neill,  Courtesy Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Eve ate an apple, discovered the truth of everything, and got kicked out of Eden for her pains. It was a pomegranate that kept Persephone in the under(...)

Pat McDonagh of Supermac’s. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Letters purporting to come from the occupant of a property owned by Pat McDonagh of Supermac’s objecting to a competing fast food outlet proposed for(...)

Nina Hynes: ‘Our sense of worth became about how much we were earning, as opposed to valuing a piece of music or art on its own merits.’

A group of Irish artists living in Berlin have organised a new festival, Craw, to explore what’s “stuck in their craw” about Ireland. Ahead of the fes(...)

Craw is a new arts and performance festival launching this month in Berlin. Photograph:  Turlach O Broin

Karl Marx Strasse in Berlin’s Neukölln district is usually abuzz with Turks and tattooed hipsters, but not on this sultry Sunday afternoon. The real (...)

The  Swivl robot  records trainee teachers’ interactions with students to help them assess their own performance in the classroom

Are robots finally taking over our classrooms? Not quite, but they have entered Irish schools for the first time as part of a new project to monitor t(...)

While John Harris wants to ‘salvage as much as we  can’, pressure  of time and space are weighing against him

Snow has been everywhere this last week and the New Music Dublin Festival was among the casualties. It can’t have been easy for festival director John(...)

Dublin Fire Brigade Members Mark Hyland, Liam Hyland, new recruit Craig Hyland, Paul Hyland and Cameron Hyland. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The passing out of the 50 recruits from the Dublin Fire Brigade recruit class 1/2017 was a day of evident pride for all the families and none more so (...)

Slaughtneil’s Aoife Cassidy lifts the cup after the Derry club’s victory over Sarsfields in the All-Ireland senior club camogie final. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for March: Aoife Cassidy (Camogie). It was a sporting story like few others, Slaughtneil, a club from(...)

Thousands of campaigners from both sides of Ireland’s abortion debate paraded through the streets of Belfast to highlight their opposing positions on the issue. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Thousands of campaigners from both sides of Ireland’s emotive abortion debate have paraded through the streets of Belfast to highlight their opposing (...)

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