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A former secondary school Vice-Principal is warning that there are many logistical challenges facing Ukrainian students that are now attending Irish schools.   Since the start of the Russian invasion in the Ukraine many students from there now find themselves in Irish primary and post primary schools.   Sean Wynne…

A former Leitrim Teacher and Vice- Principal is strongly criticising the decision taken by the Minister for Education to return to the traditional format of the Leaving cert in 2022.   Minister for Education Norma Foley is recommending a return to the written exam format, although there will be greater…

A former local teacher and vice principal has expressed his surprise with the decision to reopen schools.   Schools are reopening across the North West today following the Christmas break.   It comes amid concern about the impact high Covid infection rates will have on staffing levels and student attendance.…

The Leitrim Branch Irish Catholic Association says it had to end a prayer meeting on Sunday after gardai arrived. The prayer meeting was taking place in the Allen Centre Drumshanbo Co Leitrim. A branch spokesman says they were reported by member of the public to on Garda Síochána and a…

The Irish Catholic Association IS calling on the Government to immediately remove the ban on public Masses.   Sean Wynne is the secretary of the Irish Catholic Association.   He says that the complete ban on religious services is too extreme.   Speaking to Ocean FM the Leitrim Community activist…

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland believes the Leaving Cert can go ahead this year.   The class of 2021 has missed around 40 per cent of the curriculum because of Covid 19.   Schools aren’t expected to return in full until after St Patrick’s Day.   Vice Principal at Drumshanbo…

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…