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A North West Secondary School vice-principal has warned against teachers and students rushing to avail of Covid-19 vaccines.   The INTO’s John Boyle had called for them to be prioritised when the vaccine becomes available.   Sean Wynne is the Vice-Principal of Drumshanbo Vocational School.   He says he was…

Minster for Education and Skills Joe McHugh has announced that Donegal Youth Service is to take part in a €6.1 million cross border programme to support communities to tackle post-conflict resilience and peace building. “The cross border and cross community Our Generation project is designed to build relations, deal with…

Schools across Sligo and Leitrim are set to receive grants for ICT infrastructure and equipment as part of the government digital strategy expenditure. This announcement was made by Fine Gael General Election Candidate and Sligo County Councillor, Thomas Walsh who along side Minister for Education, Joe McHugh are granting money…

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…

The Minister for Education says small schools are ‘the heart of the community’. Speaking at Oideas Gael in Glencolmcille, Co Donegal yesterday evening, Minister Joe McHugh was responding to questions raised over a recent EU report on class sizes, with Ireland among the highest in Europe. Almost one quarter of…

The Minister for Education has failed to give any clear committment to staff at a small school in county Leitrim that is at risk of losing a teacher. Kiltyclogher National School is a two-teacher school but next year it falls below the Department threshold to retain that second teacher by…