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Susi Grant Disparity Highlights Educational Inequality

Susi Grant Disparity Highlights Educational Inequality

Social Democrats Councillor & Dublin Central election candidate Gary Gannon has said he is not at all surprised by today’s reports showing significant disparity in the numbers accessing 3rd level…

Drawing Attention to the Irish-language Schools Enrolment Crisis in Kildare North

Drawing Attention to the Irish-language Schools Enrolment Crisis in Kildare North

Many parents have contacted me recently to highlight their serious concerns over the lack of places for children in their preferred schooling method, Irish-language instruction. Up to 200 Kildare North…

Maynooth Post Primary Debacle: Minister Quinn Responds to my Dáil Question

Maynooth Post Primary Debacle: Minister Quinn Responds to my Dáil Question

In the Dáil | 26th November 2013 Below is the transcript of an exchange between myself and Minister Ruairí Quinn earlier today regarding the patronage of Maynooth Post Primary School.…

Education spending must be preserved as a priority, says Independent TD Catherine Murphy

Education spending must be preserved as a priority, says Independent TD Catherine Murphy

Reports that the Government are to consider drastic cuts in Post-graduate funding are “deeply worrying.”                 Press Release – 14 November 2011 Catherine…

Maths & Science Teacher Qualifications – A More Collaberative & Coordinated Approach Must Be Taken to Staffing & Curriculum Setting

Maths & Science Teacher Qualifications – A More Collaberative & Coordinated Approach Must Be Taken to Staffing & Curriculum Setting

Dáil Debates – Topical Issues Debate on School Curriculum, 20th September 2011 Deputy Catherine Murphy: It often comes as a big surprise to parents to discover how the education system…

MURPHY SLAMS EDUCATION MINISTER’S “REGRESSIVE, DESTRUCTIVE AND ANTI-EDUCATION” CLASS SIZE INCREASE

MURPHY SLAMS EDUCATION MINISTER’S “REGRESSIVE, DESTRUCTIVE AND ANTI-EDUCATION” CLASS SIZE INCREASE

Press Release 4th August 2011 Catherine Murphy Independent T.D. for Kildare North has today hit out at Education Minister Ruairi Quinn’s announcement that his Department intends to increase class sizes…

PRIVATE MEMBERS MOTION OPPOSING SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL CUTS

12th July 2011 Private Members Motion – Motion re Special Educational Needs   Deputy Catherine Murphy: I move:   That Dáil Éireann:     acknowledges that:   every child has…

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