Minister for Education Joe McHugh met with hundreds of Irish teachers in meetings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and Thursday this week at a time when many schools in Ireland say they are facing a ‘crisis’ in teacher supply. File image:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

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