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Future status of Temporary Wage Subsidy Childcare Scheme for Early Years Sector unclear

Sun May 31, 2020 - 08:25 am - Sean Sherlock TD - Still too many questions before parents, workers and providers have confidence to reopen on the 29th June.Labour Deputy Seán Sherlock has called on the government to clarify whether ...

Schools need commitment that they will be resourced properly when reopening

Sat May 30, 2020 - 12:33 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called for the Government to commit to financing the resources needed to enable schools to return safely.This comes as the Minister for ...

Government need to get their act together on school reopenings

Fri May 29, 2020 - 08:48 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD - Certainty needed on teacher numbers - Delayed reopening will have huge impact on disadvantaged studentsThe ongoing uncertainty and speculation from Government about school reopenings is unacceptable...

Political leadership needed on reopening of schools

Thu May 28, 2020 - 04:45 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Labour Party Senator, Rebecca Moynihan, has said that the Minister for Education must guarantee that schools will reopen in September.Senator Moynihan said:“The Minister for Education confirmed this...

Nash Calls for a New Deal for a New Generation

Thu May 28, 2020 - 04:42 pm - Ged Nash TD Speaking as the Dail passed an increased budget for the Department of Social Protection Ged Nash TD said the crisis must be used to deliver a new deal for the generation affected by the economic impac...