Proposed sale of pitches at Clonkeen College

The Christian Brothers have agreed a deal to sell 8.5 acres of lands at Clonkeen College including sports pitches for development, the money will be used to pay the remainder of the monies owed to the redress board, although People...

24th May 2017

TD slams Department of Education “Bully boy tactics” in teacher dispute

Deputy Brid Smith has called on the Department of Education to withdraw threats it has issued to teachers in the ASTI. Teachers are been told they must sign up and agree to substitution and supervisor duties by tomorrow or face...

27th October 2016

Gino Kenny TD demands HSE action and the restoration of cuts to special needs services and therapy

Call comes after reports of economic growth of 26% People Before Profit TD, Gino Kenny, has demanded that the HSE respond to and inquiry he made about special needs school places, therapists and waiting times for services for special needs...

13th July 2016

Student loan or fees based model for higher education in Cassell’s report should be rejected – higher education system to be funded by progressive central taxation

Profitable corporations must be made make bigger corporate tax contribution to help fund third level education  Third level grants should be increased and all fees abolished to ensure education equality  In response, to the Cassell’s report on third level education,...

11th July 2016