Alannah Bradley; Lorna Barron; Denise Dowds and Marie Barr, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photograph : Julian Behal

Twenty “inspirational” teachers from across Ireland have been shortlisted for a new initiative aimed at recognising the contribution of the teaching p(...)

A recent residents’ protest in relation to Apple’s office expansion in Cork. Sinead O’Mahony described the noise from the Apple works as “like a form of torture”.

The mother of an eight-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome who lives next to Apple’s European headquarters in Cork has spoken of her despair at the (...)