Donegal native wins major education award

Dunfanaghy native Nora Duffy was named as one of Ireland’s most inspiring teachers at the Teachers Inspire Ireland gala event at the Helix in Dublin City University last night (Friday)

Ms. Duffy moved from Donegal to teach at St. Joseph’s Co-Educational National School on the East Wall Road in Dublin in the 1960s.

The nominations highlighted teachers dealing with issues such as homelessness, mental health, immigration, unplanned pregnancies, gender identity support, community regeneration, and climate change.

Nora Duffy was awarded by Teachers Inspire Ireland because of her deep and long-lasting commitment to her local community.

A Donegal native, Nora made the move to Dublin in the 1960s and taught generations of families. In a career spanning over 40 years.