Peter Mullan

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Site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What do we do with Ireland’s institutional history? After the reports are issued, and the apologies made, how should Irish society and culture incorpo(...)

Concern over the safety of children online has prompted a call for a smartphone ban in schools. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Primary teachers have played down calls for a ban on smartphones in schools on the basis that most have long-standing policies which prohibit mobile p(...)

Christian Bale: almost as gruff as Batman

It’s been such a long time since American cinema got guilty about its relationship with native peoples that, to produce a genuinely revisionist wester(...)

Anyone for torture? BBC’s Gunpowder

In England, in 1603, it was hard to know what to believe in. By the time James I was on the throne, England had officially gone from Roman Catholicis(...)

Annie Clark, known as St Vincent on stage, plays the Olympia on Friday and Saturday

Going Out... THEATRE Josephine K and the Algorithms Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage. Oct 21, 8pm, €16-€25, abbeytheatre.ie “Someone must have been sp(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton: his decision to close schools for a second day was widely backed by school bodies.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Schools are unlikely to be required to cut short their holidays to make up for lost time as a result of closures linked to Storm Ophelia, according to(...)

School classrooms remained empty for a second day on Tuesday. Photograph: iStock

The Department of Education has defended its decision to close all schools for a second day in the face of criticism from some parents. Minister for (...)

Google’s Dublin HQ. Photograph: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton

Google offered cybercrime training for the judiciary ahead of the introduction of new digital interception legislation, according to records of lobbyi(...)

Joe Lyons, principal of Ballybrown St Joseph’s National School in Limerick, says having to split or cram several classes into one room is a health and safety issue. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Sunnier climes, the chance to save for a mortgage and a better quality of life are just some of the reasons that newly qualified teachers are ditching(...)

Taking the kids out of school for holidays? Principals and teachers are human and they understand. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bringing your children to a supermarket to add up prices, examine ingredients and understand the value of money has educational merit but you are unli(...)

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