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Education Minister: Unions 'refused to accept public health advice' over special schools return
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Education Minister: Unions 'refused to accept public health advice' over special schools return

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 7:08 PM 68,546 Views 156 Comments

The Fórsa union has said it wanted special education back “as soon as possible” but criticised “running commentary in the media”

School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams
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School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams

Aug 21st 2020, 9:58 PM 50,614 Views 23 Comments

The changes were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

Hong Kong to close all schools after spike in coronavirus cases
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Hong Kong to close all schools after spike in coronavirus cases

Jul 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 15,102 Views 19 Comments

Locally transmitted cases hit 34 on Thursday, the highest daily total in three months

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures
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Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

May 29th 2020, 11:42 AM 14,719 Views 26 Comments

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures
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Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures

Mar 12th 2020, 12:02 AM 84,109 Views 103 Comments

No closures have been implemented but this is being constantly reviewed.

Debunked: Department of Education says as of now, it is not ordering all schools to close
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Debunked: Department of Education says as of now, it is not ordering all schools to close

Mar 10th 2020, 4:30 PM 110,482 Views 75 Comments

Rumours were circulating on WhatsApp and on social media today that all schools nationwide are to be closed.

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012
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Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,616 Views 19 Comments

The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.

Attorney General consulted over awarding of school building contracts to WBS
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Attorney General consulted over awarding of school building contracts to WBS

Oct 25th 2018, 6:05 AM 34,078 Views 32 Comments

A total of 42 schools will be assessed over the next two weeks.

Here's the full list of schools impacted by the building scandal
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Here's the full list of schools impacted by the building scandal

Oct 24th 2018, 5:06 PM 43,576 Views 33 Comments

Education Minister Joe McHugh said he expects a number of schools will be forced to close.

Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms
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Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms

Oct 24th 2018, 8:48 AM 38,947 Views 81 Comments

Leo Varadkar has promised to “pursue the builder in the courts” in order to get the issues resolved.

Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems
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Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:50 AM 31,281 Views 39 Comments

More than 1,200 pupils in north Dublin have been affected by the closures.

200 pupils affected as Dublin school building closed after 'significant structural issues' discovered
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200 pupils affected as Dublin school building closed after 'significant structural issues' discovered

Oct 21st 2018, 11:55 AM 28,307 Views 38 Comments

A structural engineer found significant issues after an inspection on Friday at Ardgillan Community College.

Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions
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Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions

Jan 17th 2018, 10:59 AM 21,808 Views 8 Comments

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for the whole country until 3am last night.