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# school-closures - Thursday 21 January, 2021

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

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

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 7:08 PM 68,578 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 - Friday 21 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 21st 2020, 9:58 PM 50,623 Views 23 Comments

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

# school-closures - Friday 10 July, 2020

Hong Kong to close all schools after spike in coronavirus cases
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# School Closures

Hong Kong to close all schools after spike in coronavirus cases

Jul 10th 2020, 9:07 AM 15,103 Views 19 Comments

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

# school-closures - Friday 29 May, 2020

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

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

May 29th 2020, 11:42 AM 14,734 Views 26 Comments

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

# school-closures - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 12:02 AM 84,110 Views 103 Comments

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

# school-closures - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 10th 2020, 4:30 PM 110,497 Views 75 Comments

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

# school-closures - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,625 Views 19 Comments

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

# school-closures - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Attorney General consulted over awarding of school building contracts to WBS
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# School Closures

Attorney General consulted over awarding of school building contracts to WBS

Oct 25th 2018, 6:05 AM 34,080 Views 32 Comments

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

# school-closures - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 24th 2018, 5:06 PM 43,596 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
# Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Tiger

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

Oct 24th 2018, 8:48 AM 38,949 Views 81 Comments

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

# school-closures - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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

Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:50 AM 31,288 Views 39 Comments

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

# school-closures - Sunday 21 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 21st 2018, 11:55 AM 28,311 Views 38 Comments

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

# school-closures - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 17th 2018, 10:59 AM 21,811 Views 8 Comments

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