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.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
anagement at University College Cork has approved a merger with the Irish Management Institute (IMI) in a deal estimated at €20.5 million, according to documents.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
The Minister for Education has shelved plans to change the way teachers are allocated to children with special educational needs.
Thursday December 11, 2014
A breakthrough in crunch talks aimed at breaking the political logjam in the North is still a long way off, the Democratic Unionists have warned.
Tuesday December 02, 2014
Minister of State Damien English has said the Government's new science plan, due for publication next year, will ensure a proper level of funding for basic research as well as applied science.
Friday November 21, 2014
Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said there is a need to strengthen mental health services in schools.