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News in Brief - Around the county

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Take a quick tour though what's been going on around Mayo in our News in Breif section. 

News Briefs from around the county

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News Briefs from around Mayo 

Minister must honour ‘promise’ to provide new building for Scoil Chaitríona

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Education Minister Norma Foley must “live up to her promise” and provide a new school building for the staff and pupils of Scoil Chaitríona in Renmore.

Political news in brief

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Dillon welcomes confirmation of National Broadband Plan roll-out for Ballina and Castlebar

Rosedale Special School parents seek 'urgent' meeting with Education Minister

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Parents of children at Rosedale Special School have raised concerns that their children will suffer developmental and behavioural regression with schools closed until at least the end of January.

Return to school health and safety protocol necessitates swift redress

As uncertainty remains pertaining to the return to school of pupils and students who have not received face to face educational guidance for close to six months, the pertinent issue is very much the focus of persistent discussion as the Government and authorities aim to arrive at a plan which will ensure the implementation of relevant health and safety protocol.

Cheevers seeks meeting with new Education Minister over Scoil Catriona

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A new school building for Scoil Catriona in Renmore needs to be made into "a high priority" for the new Government, as the current school building is no longer "fit for purpose".

Is Fianna Fáil really the future?

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Micheál Martin’s appearance on last Friday’s The Late Late Show was eagerly anticipated by many Fianna Fáil supporters. Since the earliest opportunity after the February's General Election, it was clear that the preference of Micheál Martin was to enter a coalition with FG and others.

Easing of cocooning measure evokes sense of freedom as leaving certificate students tread into unknown waters

To those of you who, like myself, have been in lockdown, I say a big big hello and welcome to the free world again!

Mental health issues are being forgotten

I have noticed one issue that seems to have been forgotten when the party leaders debated in NUIG last Monday is the epidemic we have around mental health and suicide. There seems to be a reluctance in some quarters to talk about mental well being and issues we have amongst our younger generation, although not excusive to this generation.In June 2017 I contacted Minister Bruton (Education Minister at the time) with the suggestion of including positive well being and mental health awareness into the school curriculum but not to increase the workload on teachers.

 

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