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Industrial action by school secretaries across the north west is set to go ahead on tomorrow in a row with the Department of Education over pay.   A meeting between the Forsa union and department officials ended yesterday without agreement.   Forsa says most secretaries earn just 12,500 euro a…

A Donegal TD has confirmed the Ryder Cup is coming to Ireland.   The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh, made the announcement ahead of today’s cabinet meeting in Donegal where the cabinet are expected to sign off on plans to provide the money to bring golf’s most prestigious…

Secondary schools will soon be able to share teachers in subjects like Irish, maths and languages. The Education Minister Joe McHugh is urging principals to sign up to the scheme, which is to deal with a shortage of teachers. The new scheme will start from the beginning of the 2019/20…

The Minister for Education says he will address the issue of pay for new teachers next year. Unions are warning of a recruitment and retention crisis in schools as a TUI survey shows 75 percent of principals questioned have had no applications for teaching positions in the past 12 months.…

Education Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh says the extension to the Leaving Cert timetable will help students who may have had to sit three exams on the one day. Two extra days are being added in an effort to minimise exam clashes and take the pressure off students sitting…

Two National schools in Donegal are to receive funding from the Department of Education. SN na Carraige in Carrick and St. Peter’s National School in Mountcharles has been given funding to carry out necessary improvements. SN na Carraige will use the funds for electrical work while St. Peter’s will carry…

The weather hasn’t affected the trip of a Donegal delegation to the United States this week as part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Minister for the Diaspora Joe McHugh joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Philadelphia. Cathaoirleach Terence Slowey and Leas-cathaoirleach Barry O’Neill also joined the celebrations where they…