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The Leaving Cert and Junior Cert oral and practical exams have been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Students will be awarded full marks for the exams, which were due to start on Monday. It’s been a little under a week since schools closed in an attempt to stop the…

The Leaving Certificate Oral exams will no longer go ahead as scheduled. The language tests were due to get underway on Monday March 23rd. Education Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh says his department is working to reschedule the oral exams for as soon as students return to school: https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/17updmchugh-virus-schools-add-clip-n.mp3

The Education Minister claims he never liked the confidence and supply agreement that bound Fianna Fail and Fine Gael together in the last government. As a former chief whip, Donegal TD Joe McHugh believes the confidence and supply agreement never supplied the kind of scrutiny of the opposition that was…

A special need base has been included in the new design for Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí in Donegal Town. The major expansion project underway at the school has now moved to the detailed design and planning stage which is to include applications for planning permission, fire certs, disability access and…

A north west member of the public service union Forsa says there are school secretaries and caretakers in the region who have been on the minimum wage for years. Frank Considine, a secretary in St Clare’s National School in Manorhamilton, was speaking as up to 1,000 school secretaries throughout the…

As the New Year kicks in, students at some Donegal schools are seeing improvements at their schools. The Minister for Education and Skills and Donegal TD Joe McHugh has welcomed the confirmation of building works at various schools. One of the schools included is Scoil Niall Mór Killybegs, where work…