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A dispute over the legal cover for Leaving Cert teachers has been resolved between the Department of Education and ASTI. The union had concerns the state indemnity being offered didn’t go far enough in protecting teachers from potential claims by students. They’ve received clarification that if a pupil, unhappy with…

The HSE have been encouraged to designate hospitals as covid-19 treating and non covid-19 treating in order to provide people with more confidence to attend accident and emergency departments with other illness and injuries.   That’s according to the former general and local election candidate Sean Wynne.   Mr Wynne…

A North West based Secondary school vice-Principal says the leaving cert examinations should could go ahead in the local region this summer.   There are reports today suggesting the examinations could be staged at the tail-end of the summer or in the autumn as the government believes it’s unlikely the…

There is another candidate putting their name forward in the general election. Sean Wynne, a native of Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim, announced his intention to contest the election as an Independent today. Mr. Wynne unsuccessfully contested the recent local elections in both the Carrick-on-Shannon and Ballinamore electoral areas. Speaking to OceanFM…

A public meeting will take place in the Mayflower Community Centre in Drumshanbo tomorrow evening to promote the community banking model.   The event is being organised by independent local election candidate Sean Wynne.   The Guest speaker for tomorrow’s event is the Joint Chair of the Public Banking forum,…

A group in the north west is hoping to complete the registration of its new political party later this week. The Christian Democratic Party has been formed in the aftermath of abortion legislation having been introduced. The new party aims to represent those who voted against the legislation and now…

The Save Leitrim Group will later today bring a number of appeals before the Forestry Appeals Committee. The Group which was established to try and prevent the spread of forestry plantations in the County will go before the recently formed Appeals Committee in Potlaoise with four separate objections. Sean Wynne…