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[…]

Riverview Educate Together opening in Dublin 12

Educate Together have announced a new school, Riverview Educate Together, will open on Limekiln Road, Dublin 12 in September 2016. The new school came about through the work of the Terenure Educate Together Start-up group, which had been campaigning to open a school in the Dublin 6/12 area. The new school will be located in[…]