Liveline Tuesday 22 April 2014
Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn, was speaking today at the INTO conference. He announced that he would like to make honours maths compulsory for prospective primary school teachers. The move is apparently as a way to encourage more men into the profession. The Liveline listeners react to the news.
David Moyes has been sacked as Manchester United manager. Gerald Keane tells Joe that he supported him initially, but admits now he may have gotten it wrong. Gerry is an avid Manchester United supporter he feels that David Moyes should have been given more time and was "sold a pup".
Iseult was recently the victim of a theft. In her case the thieves used election canvassers as a distraction. She wants to let people know how they operate.
Victor is a stone carver based in West Cork. He is a member of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Ireland and was involved with creating a permanent monument of dry stone walling in Ireland. The monument was 4 stone carvings of all four provinces. He carved the Munster Crest, which has now been stolen. He tells Joe his story and asks people to keep a look out for this unusual piece.