for November, 2015

Inside Out

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  There seem to be as many voices proclaiming about the refugee crisis as there are people streaming into Europe. Whether it’s in governments or the workplace, you don’t have to look very far to find opposite viewpoints: give them a home or send them home. You find it in the classroom too. At the […]

Books and beyond: stories for everyone

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Books with wings, mind-reading head lice, unicorns that puke rainbows – hooray for Children’s Book Festival. Every October children’s authors fly round Ireland in cars or on carpets, by train or by dragon, to celebrate books and encourage young people to read. That’s the official story. My experience is the other way round; it’s the children who […]