Tag: Junior Cert

Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| April 20, 2017

The fat of the land It began on Tuesday morning. I awoke early, earlier than usual, and immediately knew something wasn’t right. I was sweating profusely, yet shivered as if cold. My stomach felt sick, my limbs ached and my head seemed ready to explode. This wasn’t good. Had I been drinking? Fallen off the […]

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Results time for 2,700 Junior Cert students

Results time for 2,700 Junior Cert students

| September 9, 2015

MORE than 2,700 Limerick students received their Junior Certificate results on Wednesday, with 1,337 girls and 1,389 boys sitting the exams. Nationwide, almost 60,000 students received results. Minister for Education and Limerick TD Jan O’Sullivan congratulated the students and said: “I hope that your results reflect the hard work you have put into your studies […]

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Minister to “keep door open” for teacher talks

Minister to “keep door open” for teacher talks

| November 20, 2014

EDUCATION Minister Jan O’Sullivan says she believes the package offered to second-level teaching unions last week has the capacity to resolve the long-running dispute regarding Junior Cert reforms. The Minister made her comments after a meeting with both the ASTI and the TUI yesterday (Wednesday, November 19). “I want to maintain a dialogue with second-level […]

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Teachers have “no appetite” for strike

Teachers have “no appetite” for strike

| November 19, 2014

 Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK principal believes that there is “no appetite” among teachers for strike action, ahead of the planned strike at second-level schools on December 2 due to disagreements over proposed Junior Cert reforms. Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh principal Donncha Ó Treasaigh said he is in favour of the reforms currently proposed by Education Minister […]

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