Mayo’s former President of Ireland delivers inspiring message to teachers

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson addressed FÉILTE – the largest educational event in Ireland – taking place online on Saturday with 3,000 participants, organised by the Teaching Council. “Teachers have an immensely important role encouraging young people to play...

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Safety warnings issued as kids return to school

Mayo County Council is urging parents to ensure children are road-safe aware as they return to school. The local authority’s Road Safety Officer Noel Gibbons said quieter roads during the lockdown and the excitement of a return to school may...

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Plan agreed to grade home-schooled Mayo student on time

Arrangements have been put in place by the Minister for Education to allow a home-schooled Leaving Cert student from Mayo...

Friday, 28/08/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Mayo student begins High Court action over calculated grades

A decision not to consider a home-schooled Leaving Cert student’s application for calculated grades is “unjust and discriminatory”, the High...

Wednesday, 12/08/20 - 7:30pm Read More

20% of parents do not want their children returning to school

Close to 20 per cent of parents do not want their children to return to school next month, in case...

Thursday, 30/07/20 - 7:55am Read More

Number of Mayo primary schools has halved

Empty school corridor
By Keith Bourke The number of primary schools in Mayo has reduced by half over the past 50 years and the decline is forecast to continue. A new study...

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