Teachers Inspire Ireland 2021

Sep 24, 2019 Teresa Toolan of Mullaghroe National School, Co Sligo

Meet Teresa Toolan of Mullaghroe National School, Gurteen, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Ms Toolan is a retired teacher and was nominated for Teachers Inspire by former pupil Frances Dodd.

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Sep 16, 2019 Teachers Inspire shortlist highlights role of teachers in addressing societal challenges

Twenty teachers from across Ireland were announced by DCU today (16.09.19) as the shortlisted teachers for the inaugural Teachers Inspire Ireland initiative.

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Aug 29, 2019 Announcement of high-profile review panel for Teachers Inspire

It’s back-to-school time, and the Teachers Inspire Ireland initiative is reaching its most exciting phase: in the coming weeks, we will reveal the 20 teachers from across Ireland who have been shortlisted in recognition of their huge impact on their students and wider communities.

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Aug 21, 2019 Sandra Bell commissioned by DCU to create ‘Teachers Inspire’ sculpture

Sandra Bell, one of Ireland’s best-known contemporary sculptors, has been commissioned by Dublin City University (DCU) to create a significant new public sculpture inspired by the work of teachers.

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Aug 12, 2019 The late Edward Kelly: former principal of Windgap NS, who inspired a village

Submitted by daughter, Róisin, detailing the caring nature of her father and teacher, Edward Kelly.

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Aug 01, 2019 Sr Auxilio: influential and empowering in a post-war era

Not all submissions were eligible to make it through to the next round of judging, but we felt some of these stories were too important not to share. Here is the story of Sr Auxilio from the Convent of Mercy, Athlone

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Aug 01, 2019 Johnny Chadda: the maths teacher who went beyond the call of duty for his students and community

The Teachers Inspire campaign received hundreds of excellent nominations for teachers from right across Ireland. Stories of inspiring teachers both past and present were shared, with insights into the positive effect they had had. Not all submissions were eligible to make it through to the next round of judging, but we felt some of these stories were too important not to share.

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Jul 16, 2019 The teacher who inspired Leanne McDonagh to follow her dream of becoming an artist

Leanne McDonagh is an artist and educator who spoke at an event in DCU recently. When we heard her story of the teachers who inspired her, we felt it was perfect to share here…

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Jul 05, 2019 Over 400 nominations made for inspiring teachers across Ireland

Entries spanned over an eighty-year period, from the 1940’s to the present day...

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Jun 11, 2019 Has your story been correctly submitted?

It’s been brought to our attention that a small number of stories submitted in the first week of our campaign have not reached us, due to a technical glitch.

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