A six part documentary series narrating the events that led to the landmark labour versus capital conflict in Dublin in 1913, exploring the leaders on both sides and questioning the legacy of Lockout 1913 for Ireland today.
Final episode of a documentary series narrating the events that led to the landmark labour versus capital conflict in Dublin in 1913. Tonight: Legacy 1913-2013 what is the legacy of the Lockout today and how has it shaped Irish society? We hear from contemporary leaders including Labour party Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, Senator Ivana Bacik, Former Fine Gael cabinet Minister Gemma Hussey andMartin Murphy’spresent today in the person of Irish Business Employers Confederation (IBEC) Chief Executive Danny McCoy and General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions David Begg and SIPTU Vice-President Patricia King. We also hear from ...
The Government has decided to pursue a number of religious orders for another €250 million to cover the costs of redress for institutional abuse. Yesterday the cabinet agreed that in order to ensure a 50/50 sharing of the costs between the religious and the State the extra quarter of a billion euro was needed from the orders. Joining Pat was Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quinn.
Education minister Ruairi Quinn must often wish that he’d never even heard of SUSI. It’s of course the much heralded online grant applications system which promised so much but has so far delivered very little. So far, only 3,000 students out of 66,000 have received their grants. So where has it all gone wrong and what’s being done to get it back on track? Also in the world of education – we’re approaching the CAO application season for 2013 and career guidance teacher Brian Mooney was with Pat this morning.