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ASTI delegates pictured at the  conference in Killarney in April. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Parents are voting with their feet and sending their children to schools where there is no fear of industrial action by the country’s biggest secondar(...)

ASTI delegates pictured at the ASTI conference in the INEC, Killarney on Tuesday.Photo Don MacMonagle

Secondary school teachers have voted against a series of strike days next month which could have disrupted tens of thousands of students in the run-up(...)

The ASTI has ‘stood alone against injustice, inequity and the unethical,’ said union president Ed Byrne (right), with union’s general secretary  Kieran Christie. Photograph: Eric Luke

Government threats to make surplus teachers redundant are an “act of vengeful malice”, the president of the country’s biggest secondary teachers’ unio(...)