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News Archive

News articles and news releases originating from the Educate Together National Office from 2011 and previous years are stored here in chronological order. To stay up to date on all that's happening in our school network, sign up to our newsletter

Hopes Raised as Department Commits to Action on 'Reconfiguration' Areas

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Educate Together is delighted to announce that in light of recent announcements by the Department of Education and Skills it is reinvigorating the parent campaigns for 16 schools around the country to be divested to Educate Together. It is hoped that towns in counties Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Mayo, Meath, Tipperary, Wicklow and...

Action Plan 2017 Rightly Emphasises the Role of Parents in Delivering Real Choice in Irish Education

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Action Plan 2017 Rightly Emphasises the Role of Parents in Delivering Real Choice in Irish Education      Educate Together welcomes Minister Bruton’s updated Action Plan for Education 2017, published this morning.  Strengthening the role of parents and students Most encouraging in the plan is the central role the Department of Education sees that...

Educate Together Challenges Flawed Divestment Plan; Demands Transparency, Fairness and Equality

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Educate Together, having considered Minister Bruton’s announcement to speed up the divestment of religious-run schools to other patrons, is today challenging the process as both unfair and unworkable in its current form. Educate Together is proposing an alternative plan that will put parental wishes where they should be: at the centre of the...

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Nuala Finnegan RIP

Educate Together has noted with great sadness the passing of Nuala...


Brian Ruane, RIP

Educate Together would like to offer its sincere condolences to the...

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