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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…

Education Minister and Donegal Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh has welcomed €330,000 announced to the county under the Community Enhancement Programme. It will provide better and up to date facilities for recreation, leisure and sport facilities; with a separate €10,000 in LEADER funding announced to the Erne Enterprise Development Community…

Some schools affected by the latest structural defects scandal  – including one in Donegal -may not reopen in time for the new term. Safety issues have been identified at 17 schools, which were initially cleared for use last year after problems were discovered at 22 others. All were built by Western…