Education (Admission to Schools) Bill introduced to Oireachtas following approval by Government

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, has announced that Government has approved the Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2016.  The Bill will be introduced to the Oireachtas this week with view to enactment as soon as possible after that. The Programme for Government targets enactment of this legislation before September 2017. Minister[…]

Parents march for equality

Approximately 600 parents marched on the Dáil last Sunday, 3 July, to protest against what has become known as the “baptism barrier” to education. Some parents applying for a place for their child in primary school have found they had no choice but to baptise their children in order to ensure they will get a[…]

Happy school holidays!

Happy school holidays everyone! Ok, so we know our photo doesn’t really look like the weather outside our windows today, but we’re sure it’s on the way. Don’t let it dampen your spirits anyway, because today is the last day of school for two whole months! We’ll still be here though, getting ready for our[…]

GoFundMe Campaign Update

So today I had my photo shoot with the Local Enterprise office out in Citywest for the National Ploughing Championships. Despite the sheets of driving rain and surface water on the motorway, I made it in one piece! Fortunately however, the rain had stopped by the time the photos began, so we got to take[…]