Thomas Barnardo changed the way we think about children

ISN’T Culture Night fantastic? I don’t know what it was like down your way, but throughout Dublin there was just an amazing buzz last Friday night. Queues everywhere to get into places like St Patrick’s Cathedral and the Dublinia exhibition, and throngs of people in the streets. There was an incredible downpour around half seven, but it didn’t seem to dampen anyone’s spirits.

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IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Farm sector is ready for the future

For a country almost exhausted by years of endless bad news the last few days have been more than cheering -  positive, very uplifting data describing considerable achievements have been published on several fronts. 

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Subject choice for pupils: Online classes the answer?

The suggestion that plans to improve job security for teachers might  limit subject choices available to pupils means  that the proposals may need further consideration.   

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Reform policies endorsed: Welcome praise

Yesterday’s Financial Times suggestion that European economies still struggling with the consequences of recession should look to Ireland as an example of what can be achieved by confronting problems head on and unemotionally is a reassuring argument for persisting with the policies that have brought us this far. 

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Managing high hopes is essential

Budget expectations

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