Paul Connell

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“Many of our students get by with two sets of uniform in five years. In many cases they can and are passed down through families. Not so with the generic brands you are promoting”

Plans to make schools cut the cost of uniforms and books for parents amount to “unaccepable micro-management,” the president of the country’s largest (...)

Prayer for enlightenment? Tom Inglis says few Irish  now look for religious answers. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

The future of faith-based education in Ireland continues to be hotly debated. Fr Paul Connell, president of the largest secondary-school management b(...)

A new study shows a third of those surveyed would consider abandoning TV due to the availability of content online and the opportunity to avoid paying their TV licence

Almost a quarter of Irish households have abandoned paid TV services such as satellite or cable over the past five years in favour of viewing content (...)

Fr Paul Connell, president of the Joint Managerial Body and the Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools: took issue with remarks made by Diarmuid Ferriter. Photograph: Sally MacMonagle

In Killarney last week , Fr Paul Connell, president of the Joint Managerial Body and the Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools, comp(...)

Educate Together, an equality-based patron body for 80 schools, said the comments were “deeply offensive” and not supported by any “credible research”. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Educate Together has criticised comments by the president of a school managers’ body who said dismantling the Catholic ethos of schools would leave ch(...)

Fr Paul Connell, president of the Joint Managerial Body and the Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools: he said Catholic schools have been playing a vital role in helping young people grow in faith. Photograph: Sally MacMonagle

Dismantling the Catholic ethos of schools would leave children in a moral vacuum and in danger of despair, the president of a school managers’ body ha(...)

Fr Paul Connell, president of JMB/AMCSS: “I would appeal to all concerned to pull back and work in a spirit of dialogue to resolve these issues for the good of all our school communities.” Photograph: Sally MacMonagle

Hundreds of secondary schools will close and teachers face losing thousands of euro in pay if the biggest teachers’ union votes to cease working agree(...)

Pure Telecom plans to create 30 jobs before the end of next year, investing €2 million in expanding its team. Recruitment has already begun for the n(...)

Pure Telecom’s new broadband service will  primarily use fibre

Pure Telecom is launching a new broadband service aimed at those who don’t have or want a landline at home. The service, Purely Broadband, will use i(...)

Eircom Wholesale’s fibre broadband, which offers speeds of up to 100Mb per second, currently extends to 1.2 million homes throughout the State, covering about half of the households and businesses in the country

Eircom Wholesale has signed a deal with Pure Telecom that is set to be worth about €20 million over the next two years. Under the deal, the whole com(...)

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