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Eoghan Murphy, Josepha Madigan, Richard Bruton and Charlie Flanagan lost their Cabinet positions following the carve-up of roles between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party

Eight high-profile Fine Gael ministers have lost their Cabinet positions following the carve-up of roles between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said strict social distancing requirements were ‘neither practical nor possible’ for a summer programme across more than 200 schools. File Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Schools will reopen next month for children with special needs without any requirement for strict social distancing. The move is seen as significant (...)

ASTI general secretary Kieran Christie: ‘With the greatest respect to Minister McHugh, I’m not aware he has medical expertise.’ Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Teachers have accused the Government of “getting ahead of the medics” after Minister for Education Joe McHugh indicated there are plans to fully reope(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said a  report showed that if the social distancing was reduced to one metre, primary school pupils could attend school 50% of the time. File photograph: David Sleator

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has signalled the two-metre social distancing rule may be relaxed for students to allow a full return to primary and(...)

 A playground at Seagrange Park, Baldoyle, Dublin which was closed in March due  due to the Covid-19  pandemic.Photograph: Alan Betson

Children’s playgrounds across Dublin city will remain shut on Monday, despite assurances from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar the facilities could open next we(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said he is confident public health rules will change to allow a “maximum” number of pupils return to school. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell for The Irish Times

Minister for Education Joe McHugh says he is confident that public health advice will change soon to allow a “maximum” number of pupils return to scho(...)

A teacher distributes individual student stationary packs ahead of the return of students to a school in London this week. The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has warned against a rush to reopen schools. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

It will not be possible for all pupils to be in a classroom at the same time when schools reopen, the head of the primary teachers’ union has said. J(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed yesterday that primary and secondary schools would reopen at the end of August. Speaking to reporters, he said the G(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said the Department of Education will continue to engage with schools over the coming weeks in an effort to establish why some students may not have registered on the portal. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Almost 1,000 Leaving Cert students have failed to register for their calculated grades ahead of Friday’s extended noon deadline. A total of 98 per ce(...)

Officials are examining school reopening policies in other countries. Above, Tunisian school students wearing face masks in a classroom on May 28th, after authorities approved the easing of measures put in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty Images

There’s lots of commentary about reopening schools. How safe would it be to do this? Latest research by the HSE has concluded schools are “not a hig(...)

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