Joe Mchugh

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Homeowners from Donegal, Mayo and Clare protest at the Convention Centre in Dublin seeking 100 per cent redress over the mica issue. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Blink and you would have missed it in the waving forest of placards and flags. A plastic bag attached to a tube with green and yellow electrical tape(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: He said the Government was working with the EU to allow products with Northern milk to be seen as an EU product. Photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the first British-Irish intergovernmental conference since 2019 may take place “in the coming week(...)

Teachers  at Stepping Stones, special school for students with autism and complex needs in Kilcloon, Co Meath. Photograph: Alan Betson

A school for children with autism has challenged Minster for Education Norma Foley to fix a litany of problems from “sinking” floors to a lack of phys(...)

The outcome of a legal challenge to last year’s predicted grades – due shortly – may indicate if there is an appetite to press ahead with calculated grades. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

It is the question 60,000 students and their parents all want to know: what’s going to happen with the Leaving Cert? Until recently, Minister for Edu(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has announced she is expecting her first child next May, making her the first member of Cabinet to be pregnant whil(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally:   ‘We’re paying the price for the failure, and particularly the Border counties are obviously paying the price for that.’ Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

An all-island plan is now “the only way” to tackle the high number of Covid-19 cases occurring on both sides of the Border, public health expert Dr Ga(...)

Green TD Neasa Hourigan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight, despite losing her speaking rights after voting against the Government in the last Dáil session. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

James Lawless, the Kildare North Fianna Fáil TD who was passed over for promotion to a junior ministry this week, has been named chair of the Oireacht(...)

The INTO has welcomed the introduction of substitute supply panels which will make it easier for schools to access replacement teachers. Photograph: iStock

Some 2,800 part-time teachers are being offered additional hours to support schools as they reopen this week and deal with new Covid-19 guidelines. (...)

Richard Bruton, the new chairman of Fine Gael’s parliamentary party. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An urban-versus-rural battle in Fine Gael this week revived memories of the Great Heave of 2010, when country and western Enda Kenny routed the leader(...)

Previous minister for education Joe McHugh conceded there were ‘legal vulnerabilities’ relating to the predicted grades shift. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ministers have been warned by Government officials of potential lawsuits being taken by Leaving Cert students against the State due to the introductio(...)

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