Bill Hyland

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Minister for education Donogh O’Malley in 1966, the year he announced the introduction of free second-level education. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

It is 50 years since Fianna Fáil minister for education Donogh O’Malley announced plans for free second-level education. It was not a radical policy(...)

Two new schools under Educate Together patronage were announced last week. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

President Michael D Higgins said the imposition of a “single, imposed certainty” in Irish education had in the past killed the notion of a republic “s(...)