Teachers inspire, educate, and shape us all. We should honour them.

In Belfast, the highest honour that can be bestowed on any group or individual is the Freedom of the City.  Since 1898 we’ve given it to a wide range of people – presidents, actors, musicians, industrialists – people who contribute to life in our great city and we give it in recognition of their work and the pride that the people of Belfast have in them.  Teachers, therefore, are worthy recipients of this civic honour. In their profession they are under-rewarded, working … Read more