Monday August 10, 2015
Four years after plans for a proposed national children's hospital were rejected by An Bord Pleanála a new planning application has been lodged for approval.
Thursday August 06, 2015
Labour TD Ruairi Quinn has said religious orders outside of Dublin have very little interest in the project to hand Catholic school premises over to non-Catholic education organisations.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
Children in the most deprived, urban schools have much higher anxiety levels than their peers and in some cases their behaviour has become worse because of the recession, an ESRI report has found.
Tuesday July 07, 2015
The union representing most Special Need Assistants has welcomed the Government decision to approve 610 new SNA posts for next year.
Friday May 29, 2015
Agreement has been reached in public sector pay talks, with public servants set to receive a €2,000 pay increase over two years.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has defended the Government's record on tackling the growing problem of obesity, saying it has taken a number of steps in recent years to address the issue.
Thursday April 09, 2015
The difficulties involved in the talks on restoring public service pay cuts should not be underestimated, according to the Minister for Education and Skills.
Monday April 06, 2015
INTO president Sean McMahon has called on the Government to repeal equality legislation that allows schools to discriminate against individual teachers on the basis of their lifestyle.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Around 6,000 special needs assistants represented by the IMPACT trade union have voted by 95% to take industrial action over reductions in working hours and income.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Children with Down syndrome have been granted additional teaching hours by the Department of Education, following a long campaign by parents.