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#Education Cuts

From TheJournal.ie TD accused of 'recycling' two-year-old list of education cuts Budget 2014

TD accused of 'recycling' two-year-old list of education cuts

Fianna Fáil TD Charlie McConalogue has raised concerns about spending cuts proposed by Education Minister Ruairí Quinn ahead of October’s Budget, but Labour says he’s trying to “increase his personal profile”.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: Reversing special needs assistants cutbacks is only fair Opinion

Micheál Martin: Reversing special needs assistants cutbacks is only fair

Even as Education Minister Ruairi Quinn “was doing the right thing on resource hours, he refused to back down on Special Needs Assistants”, writes the FF leader.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD gives half of his salary to local school to employ teacher Education Cuts

Fine Gael TD gives half of his salary to local school to employ teacher

Brendan Griffin has set up an arrangement to give half of his salary to Fybough National School in his Kerry South constituency after it lost a teacher due to education cuts.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs Education Cuts

11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs

The primary school student at St Munchin’s CBS in Limerick, who is in a wheelchair, has had to have his mother attend the school to help bring him to the bathroom during the school day.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO Education Cuts

Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO

The teachers’ union has said that disadvantaged schools will lose hundreds of teaching posts – which will instead be reallocated to schools in better off areas.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: student leader confronts FG TD outside his occupied constituency office Occupy Naas This post contains videos

Watch: student leader confronts FG TD outside his occupied constituency office

The students refused to allow Anthony Lawlor into his own constituency office in Naas as they demand that grants and fees for third-level are left untouched in the budget.

From TheJournal.ie Primary schools face larger class sizes and fewer special needs teachers Education Cuts

Primary schools face larger class sizes and fewer special needs teachers

Dept of Finance considering education cuts ranging from abolishing Transition Year, to introducing bus charges for special needs pupils.