Teachers of primary school children failed to present  a birthday card to the Minister for Education and instead gave him the red card at the INTO conference in Cork. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

INTO president Anne Fay may have wished Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn a happy birthday during her welcoming remarks, but that was as good(...)

Minister  for Education Ruairi Quinn is 'red carded' at the INTO conference in Cork this morning. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn today insisted the Government has not made any preparations to legislate for pay cuts among teachers if the(...)