Mary Moloney

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Eighteen-month-old Eliza O’Brien from Shanagolden in Co Limerick arrived in Australia on board the Blundell along with her mother in 1851. Photograph: Jane Theau

Two and a half years ago Australian artist Jane Theau asked me to write a voiceover for an art exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary since th(...)

A number of organisations are working together to try and establish a professional body focused on early childhood education and care. Photograph: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

A number of organisations are working together to try and establish a professional body focused on early childhood education and care. The move comes(...)

 Hyde & Seek creche on Shaw Street in Dublin. Many parents are going to be extremely concerned when they see the footage, but it is important they are aware most creches operate to a high standard, Dr Moloney said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An apparent lack of staff training at the Hyde & Seek chain of creches combined with poor safety procedures is a “recipe for disaster”, according (...)

It is an ill wind that does not blow some good. Ireland internationals who might have been competing at the World Cup in Austria this weekend will ins(...)

Ruth McGowan with Kris Nelson. She will replace Nelson as head of Dublin Fringe Festival in November

Dublin Fringe Festival has announced that its new director is Ruth McGowan. McGowan will take up the role at the end of November. She replaces Kris (...)

 Pre-school teacher Mick Kenny joins the fun at a children’s shaving foam party in the Community Creche, Urlingford. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

It’s hard to think of a profession now where it’s perfectly acceptable to suggest it’s not a suitable job for a woman. After all, there’s equality le(...)

11-year-old  Katie Reilly,  from Kimmage, Dublin,  with her Lego Mindstorms robot that solves  Rubik’s Cubes at CoderDojo’s Coolest Projects Awards  at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph:  Conor McCabe/MediaConsult

A robot that completes the Rubik’s Cube, a personal safety tracker, an app to tell you how quickly racing pigeons move, a simulator that lets you fly (...)

The first event took place at the Salesforce World Tour Event in London, with 24 young people working in teams mixing students with visual impairment and sighted children

CoderDojo and the Royal National Institution for the Blind have teamed up to unveil a series of accessible Dojo events in the UK. The first event t(...)

The “hour of code” event this Wednesday and Thursday aims to broaden global participation in computer science

Microsoft Ireland will run an “hour of code” this Wednesday and Thursday, inviting every school in Ireland to take part. The initiative aims to broad(...)

Approaching biotech differently: Milad Alucozai, a Mitchell scholar in Maynooth University, is from the US and of Afghan background. Photograph: Alan Betson

Milad Alucozai is doing a master’s in immunology and global health at Maynooth University through the George J Mitchell Scholarship Programme,(...)

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