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Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts
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Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts

Feb 1st 2012, 8:32 PM 3,555 Views 21 Comments

Demonstrators believe planned staffing cuts will lead to large class size increases – and fear some schools could close down altogether.

School cuts will lead to 'huge increases' in class sizes, teachers say
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School cuts will lead to 'huge increases' in class sizes, teachers say

Jan 30th 2012, 5:22 PM 3,030 Views 46 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has strongly criticised staffing cuts set out by Minister Ruairí Quinn.

School cuts could lead to death of rural Ireland, councillor warns
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School cuts could lead to death of rural Ireland, councillor warns

Jan 16th 2012, 6:31 PM 2,912 Views 9 Comments

Cllr Declan Hurley said institutions making up the “backbone” of rural communities were now all under threat.

Government 'made mistakes' on education cuts, says Ruairí Quinn
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Government 'made mistakes' on education cuts, says Ruairí Quinn

Jan 13th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,773 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Education has said controversial cuts around the DEIS scheme are likely to be reduced after a review.

Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO
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Budget 2012 will 'devastate' disadvantaged schools - INTO

Dec 12th 2011, 8:38 PM 2,760 Views 37 Comments

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.