Teachers Inspire Ireland 2021

Teachers Inspire 
is a living, growing resource which shows the incredible difference that teachers can make.

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Teachers Inspire

We’ve collected stories of inspirational teaching from across the country. Here are just a few that show the positive impact of teachers on students and their families.

Making new things happen Recovering from life changing challenges

At 17 and in her Leaving Cert year, Elaine Murray thought her lifelong dream of playing football in America was about to come true.

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In January we’ll be sharing 4 of your most inspiring submissions. The teachers featured in the stories will be presented with the unique Teachers Inspire sculpture.

Louise O’Neill
Author and curator of Teachers Inspire Ireland 2021

This year our search has been led by our curator Louise O’Neill, who'll be sharing stories and sparking a conversation about inspirational teachers and teaching.

Meet Louise O'Neill

Teachers Inspire is a living resource of stories to share, celebrate and remind us of the difference that inspiring teachers can make.

About Teachers Inspire

Teachers Inspire Ireland Podcast

Teachers Inspire podcast is hosted by Louise O’Neill and is dedicated to stories of inspirational teaching and the positive impact it can have on our lives and those around us.