TUI in the Media

     



 


Leaving Certificate exams finally bring an end to a senior cycle like no other - Irish Examiner 9/6/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert 2021: ‘Small number of students’ will not sit exams due to Covid   - Irish Independent 9/6/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert results to be issued on 3rd September - RTE 2/6/21 Click here 

'Twelve big ideas for the future of education' - TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie identifies funding and an end to pay discrimination as key for future of educaiton in Irish Times feature 1/6/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses introduction of air monitors in schools on Virgin Media News 30/5/21 Click here

Poorly ventilated schools to get air monitors, cleaners under updated guidance - Irish Times 28/5/21 Click here 

Dept to supply schools with carbon dioxide monitors - RTE 28/5/21 Click here 

Labhair Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, ar an gclár Tús Áite, ar Raidió na Gaeltachta, faoi aighneacht TUI ag Coiste Oideachais an Oireachtais, 18 Bealtaine.

Covid-19: Transmission rates in schools remain low despite outbreaks doubling in one week - Irish Times 13/5/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert students ‘terrified’ about contracting Covid in run-up to exams - Irish Times 10/5/21 Click here 

14% increase in under-18s testing positive for Covid-19 - RTE - 5/5/21 Click here 

Move to sanction students who lobby teachers welcomed - Union says legislation will bring rules on accredited system into line with those for traditional exams - Irish Times 19/4/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on latest developments in terms of vaccine rollout and related issus on Newstalk's Breakfast With Susan Keogh - 18/4/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses return to schools on Virgin Media News bulletins - 12/4/21 

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return - thejournal.ie 12/4/21 Click here  

Teacher unions seeking meeting in vaccine row - Irish Independent 9/4/21 Click here 

Changes to vaccine priority list not a reflection on any profession, Minister says - Irish Times 9/4/21 Click here 

Teachers' unions seek 'urgent meeting' with department over vaccine rollout - Irish Examiner 9/4/21 Click here 

Secondary teachers’ to consider strike action unless there is end to pay inequality - Irish Times 8/4/21 Click here 

Education minister pledges 'further action' on second level pay - Irish Examiner 7/4/21 Click here  

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses position on vaccine rollout on Virgin Media News 7/4/21 Click here 

Teachers threaten strike action in new academic year over vaccines - Irish Times 7/4/21 Click here 

Teachers call for medical-grade masks ahead of schools reopening - Irish Independent 7/4/21 Click here 

All three teacher unions to ballot for strike action if vaccines not scheduled for teachers by end of school year - Irish Independent 7/4/21 Click here 

Teacher unions vote for motion backing industrial action - RTE 7/4/21 Click here 

Third-level funding ‘ducked and dodged’ for too long, says Harris - Irish Times 7/4/21 Click here 

Teaching delegates support potential strike over changes to the vaccine priority list: What next? - Irish Examiner 7/4/21 Click here 

Foley acknowledges new vaccine schedule is 'cause of upset' but defends decision after teacher unions vote for industrial action ballot - Irish Examiner 7/4/21 Click here 

Jess Casey: Covid, choc-a-block classrooms, and contracts top of teachers' agenda- Irish Examiner 7/4/21 Click here 

Third-level model ‘has placed appalling levels of pressure’ on young people – Simon Harris  - Irish Independent 7/4/21 Click here 

Teachers want more time off to grieve than current five days for death of close family member - Irish Independent 7/4/21 Click here 

Teachers threaten strike action in new academic year over vaccines - Irish Times 7/4/21 Click here 

Third-level system places 'appalling' stress on young people, says minister - Irish Examiner 6/4/21 Click here 

Martin Marjoram's address to Annual Congress 2021 featured on RTE's Six One News 6/4/21 Click here 

Vice President Liz Farrell discusses TUI's Annual Congress on RTE's Today Wtih Claire Byrne 6/4/21 Click here (from 6 mins) 

Jess Casey: Teacher conferences may be online, but Norma Foley won't get off the hook - Irish Examiner 6/4/21 Click here 

Teachers believe remote learning has led some students to disengage - Irish Times 6/4/21 Click here 

Calls for more teachers and funding in schools ‘to help pupils catch up’- Irish Independent 6/4/21 Click here 

Students disengaging due to remote learning, teachers say - Irish Examiner 6/4/21 Click here 

TUI trying to co-ordinate with other unions on potential industrial action (interview with Martin Marjoram) - Newstalk 6/4/21 Click here 

How Zoom revitalised teachers' unions - Irish Times 6/4/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie previewed TUI's Annual Congress including issues around vaccine rollout and pay discrimination on RTE's Drivetime programme 5/4/21 Click here 

'Our Annual Congess is not a whingefest...' Opinion editorial by TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie in Irish Times in which he identifies key issues of Annual Congress 2021 including COVID-19 related issues, pay discrimination, third level funding, issues in FET sector and general underfunding of education 5/4/21 Click here 

‘I’m down €80,000 over a career... doing same job for less pay is kick in the gut’ - TUI Executive Committee member David Waters discusses pay discrimination in Irish Independent - 5/4/21 Click here 

Calls for more teachers and funding in schools ‘to help pupils catch up' - Irish Independent 5/4/21 Click here 

TUI members prepare emegerency motions over vaccinations commitment - Newstalk Breakfast 5/4/21 Click here 

Antigen test trials for schools but teachers want priority for vaccines - Sunday Independent 4/4/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses the commitment that was made to teachers in terms of the vaccination roll-out on RTE's Today With Katie Hannon programe 3/4/21 Click here 

Policing online cheating is adding to workload, lecturers say - Irish Times 2/4/21 Click here 

Around 30% of lecturers have considered leaving profession or retiring early due to pandemic - Irish Examiner 2/4/21 Click here 

Harder to prevent students cheating with online assessment – college lecturers - Irish Independent 2/4/21 Click here 

Teachers and SNAs keep up pressure for priority vaccination after ‘shock and disappointment’ over roll-out plan reversal - Irish Independent 2/4/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie criticises revision of vaccination roll-out on RTE's Morning Ireland programme 31/3/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram outlines TUI's grave concerns over 'extraordinary disrespectful' changes to vaccination roll-out programme on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 31/3/21 Click here 

Teachers warn vaccination changes undermine efforts to keep schools open - Irish Times 30/3/21 Click here 

Education unions furious over move to push teachers and SNAs down the vaccine list - Irish Independent 30/3/21 Click here 

Anger from unions as reports suggest teachers could lose vaccine prioritisation - Irish Examiner 30/3/21 Click here 

Pregnant teachers want clarity on remote work after Easter - Irish Examiner 30/3/21 Click here 

Call for pregnant teachers to continue remote working - RTE 30/3/21 Click here 

Covid-19: Inspectors say 98% of schools are complying with pandemic rules - Irish Times 18/3/21 Click here 

Phléigh Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, ceist na mbréagscrúduithe Ardteiste ar an gclár Adhmhaidin, de chuid Raidió na Gaeltachta ar 5/3/21

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses why TUI believes mock examinations for Leaving Cert students are counter-productive and should not take place - RTE's Drivetime programme 4/3/21 Click here 

Over 320,000 students return to school under phased reopening - RTE website 1/3/21 Click here 

‘Everyone’s happy, everyone’s delighted’: More than 300,000 return to school - Irish Times 1/3/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on the continuing phased return to schools on Newstalk's Breakfast programme - 1/3/21 Click here from around 9 mins 

Third of pupils return to class as effort to control virus continues - Irish Independent 1/3/21 Click here 

Schools begin phased reopening as Sixth Years and young primary pupils return - thejournal.ie 1/3/21 Click here 

'They just want to see their friends' — thousands of students set to return to school - Irish Examiner 1/3/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram addresses the need for protections for teachers in Leaving Certificate 2021 on Virgin Media News bulletins - 26/2/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses publication of guidelines on Leaving Certificate 2021 on Newstalk's Breakfast programme - 26/2/21 Click here from around 16 minutes in

Leag Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, amach na socruithe i leith na mBéaltrialacha Ardteistiméireachta ar an gclár Tús Áite ar Raidió na Gaeltachta ar 26ú Feabhra

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on RTE's Nine News regarding confirmation of a return to schools for final year Leaving Certificate students - 23/2/21 Click here 

Parents told they must play their part to keep Covid out of schools - Irish Independent 23/2/21 Click here 

Public health advice must guide return to school, unions warn - Irish Examiner 23/2/21 Click here 

Schools will reopen on Monday for Leaving Certs and junior infants to second class, Minister confirms - Irish Times 23/2/21 Click here 

Rinne Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, agallamh le Nuacht RTÉ agus TG4 ar 23ú Feabhra faoi phlean leasaithe an rialtais maidir le COVID-19 i dtaca le hathoscailt na scoileanna.

Back to school, just not as we know it – Sunday Independent 21/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram takes part in a panel discussion on RTE’s Today With Claire Byrne programme in relation to this year’s Leaving Certificate 18/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on current issues on Virgin Media News bulletins 18/2/21 Click here 

Teacher unions concerned over Leaving Cert exam plans  - RTE 18/2/21 Click here 

Labhair Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, ar an gclár Adhmhaidin ar Raidió na Gaeltachta ar 18ú Feabhra agus ar Nuacht RTÉ 1 agus TG4 ar an lá céanna, i dtaobh cinneadh an rialtais i leith na hArdteiste.

Teachers seek further talks following ‘serious concern’ over Leaving Cert plans - Irish Times 17/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram calls for confirmation that the Junior Certificate examinations will not run this year on RTE’s Morning Ireland programme 17/2/21 Click here 

TUI general secretary Michael Gillespie discusses Leaving Certificate 2021 as part of a panel on Newstalk’s Breakfast programme 17/2/21 Click here

Junior Cert is likely to be cancelled to allow focus on Leaving Cert  - Irish Times 16/2/21 Click here 

Teachers' union calls for Junior Cert exam to be cancelled - Irish Independent 16/2/21 Click here 

Rinne Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, agallamh faoi athoscailt na scoileanna agus faoin idirbheartaíocht i leith socruithe don Ardteist le RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, 16ú Feabhra.
 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses TUI's position on Leaving Cert 2021 on RTE television news bulletins 13/2/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses the union's engagement in the process for this year's Leaving Certificate on RTE Radio 1's Today With Katie Hannon programme 13/2/21 Click here 

'New new commitments' given to ASTI on Leaving Cert talks - Irish Independent 13/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on RTE's Morning Ireland in relation to TUI's ongoing engagement in discussions around this year's Leaving Certificate 12/2/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show in relation to Leaving Certificate issues 12/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed around ongoing Leaving Cert situation on Virgin Media News bulletins 12/2/21 Click here 

Rinne Declan Glynn, Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, agallamh le Nuacht RTÉ 1 agus TG4 ar 12 Feabhra ar athoscailt scoileanna dara leibhéal agus cúrsaí scrúduithe na hArdteiste.

Labhair Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, Declan Glynn, ar Nuacht a hAon ar Raidió na Gaeltachta, 12 Feabhra, faoi na comhráití i leith leagan amach agus socruithe na scrúduithe Ardteiste.

Leag Ard-Rúnaí Cúnta, Declan Glynn, amach seasamh an Aontais ar na comhráití i measc na bpáirtithe leasmhara i dtaca le scrúduithe na hArdteiste ar Nuacht RTÉ agus Nuacht TG4, 12 Feabhra.  

Leaving Cert thrown into chaos as teacher union resists plans to reopen schools - Irish Independent 12/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on re-opening of special classes in post-primary schools on Virgin Media News bulletins 11/2/21 Click here 

ASTI agrees to fresh talks with Foley after quitting Leaving Cert negotiations - Irish Times 11/2/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses re-opening of special classes from 22nd February, the possible return of Leaving Cert students and related issues on RTE’s Today With Claire Byrne programme 11/2/21 Click here  

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses re-opening of schools and arising issues on Newstalk’s Breakfast programme 11/2/21 Click here 

Secondary schools to reopen to special classes on February 22nd but Leaving Cert return in balance - Irish Times 11/2/21 Click here 

Special classes at post-primary level to return on February 22 - Irish Independent 11/2/21 Click here 

Teachers unions agree to reopening of special education classes from February 22 - Irish Examiner 11/2/21 Click here 

Nearly 3,000 students to return to secondary school special classes - RTE 10/2/21 Click here 


More than 550 students who sat postponed Leaving Cert to get improved CAO offers - Irish Times 8/2/21 Click here 

Talks on Leaving Cert exams and possible alternative - RTE 5/2/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert plans include exams and alternative assessment option - Irish Times 5/2/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert to include written exams and an alternative - Irish Examiner 5/2/21 Click here 

Norma Foley announces two-track approach to Leaving Certificate - Irish Independent 5/2/21 Click here 

Teachers' unions oppose 'hybrid' Leaving Cert proposal - Irish Times 3/2/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show about hike in numbers applying through CAO system and also issues around Leaving Cert 2021 2/2/21 Click here (from 2.05 in relevant programme)

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses issues around Leaving Cert 2021 with ISSU President on Virgin Media's Ireland AM programme 2/2/21 Click here to watch back 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses Leaving Cert 2021 on RTE's Six One News - 1/2/21 Click here (from around 2.35) 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on Leaving Cert 2021 and the reopening of schools - RTE's Drivetime programme 1/2/21 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn interviewed on issues around Leaving Cert 2021 on RTE Nuacht and TG4 news (Click here, from around 1 minute)  1/2/21

Deal agreed for return of special education this month - RTE website 1/2/21 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Joanne Irwin outlines the Union's position on Leaving Cert 2021 - Today FM's Last Word programme 1/2/21 Click here (from around 2 mins) 

Teacher unions want to stick with traditional exams ahead of crunch meeting on future of Leaving Cert - Irish Independent 1/2/21 Click here 

Leaving Cert students to be given clarity on exams on Tuesday - Irish Examiner 1/2/21 Click here 

Ministers optimistic Leaving Cert exams will go ahead this year - Irish Times 27/1/21 Click here 

Talks resume between unions and officials over reopening special schools - Irish Times 25/1/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses return to schools and this year's Leaving Certitifate on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 25/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram was interviewed in studio on RTE's Prime Time in relation to ongoing concerns around the safe re-opening of schools 21/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discussed the return to schools as part of a panel on Today FM's Last Word Programme 20/1/21 Click here (Martin's contribution from 53.00) 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses the Union's position on the sitting of this year's Leaving Certificate on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show 19/1/21 Click here 

Plan for second set of Leaving Cert exams for Covid-affected students under consideration - Irish Times 16/1/21 Click here 

Foley under growing pressure to consider alternative to the traditional Leaving Cert - Irish Independent 15/1/21 Click here 

Next academic year will see 5,000 extra students at college compared to 2 years ago - Irish Times 14/1/21 Click here 

Schools and classes for children with additional needs to reopen next Thursday - Irish Times 14/1/21 Click here 

‘This was a ministerial decree. That’s not the way to bring people with you’ - Sunday Business Post 10/1/21 Click here 

Homework not being done on school shutdown - Sunday Independent 10/1/21 Click here 

Big Read: Harsh lessons: the pitfalls ahead as home-schooling returns - Irish Independent 9/1/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses reversal of decision for return to face-to-face teaching for some students on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show 8/1/21 Click here - From 1.17.40 of Friday's programme 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on health and safety risks of return to face-to-face teaching on RTE's Nine News 7/1/21 Click here 

Government U-turn on partial reopening of schools amid mounting opposition from teachers - Irish Times 7/1/21 Click here 

ASTI and TUI directed teachers not to co-operate with government plans before Leaving Cert u-turn - thejournal.ie 7/1/21 Click here 

Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn interviewed on school health and safety concerns on both Nuacht RTÉ and TG4 7/1/21

Government confirms all schools to remain shut on Monday - Irish Examiner 7/1/21 Click here 

Government U-turns on plan for Leaving Cert classroom returns in 24 hours - breakingnews.ie 7/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on health and safety risks of return to face-to-face teaching on RTE's Six One 7/1/21 Click here

Teachers' Union of Ireland calls for pause on reopening schools amid concern over 'reckless' decision (includes video interview with TUI President Martin Marjoram) - The Irish Mirror 7/1/21 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Joanne Irwin discusses the countless health and safety and logistical problems posed by the unilateral decision of Government regarding the re-opening of schools for Leaving Cert students - Today FM's Last Word programme 7/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram outlines concerns of members on Virgin Media News bulletins 7/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram calls for Minister to urgently reconsider reckless decision to bring back Leaving Cert students to return to face-to-face learning from next week on RTE's Morning Ireland programme 7/1/21 Click here 

Teachers' unions opposed to in-class Leaving Cert plan - Irish Examiner 7/1/21 Click here 

Partial reopening of schools is ‘rushed and reckless’ – teachers’ union - Irish Times 7/1/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie expresses grave concerns around Government announcement regarding return to face-to-face learning for Leaving Cert students for next week on RTE's Drivetime programme 6/1/21 Click here 

Ombudsman for Children urges Cabinet to avoid blanket school closure - RTE - 5/1/21 Click here 

Taoiseach confirms school closures until end of month being discussed in bid to reduce mobility - Irish Times - 5/1/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses TUI's call for schools to stay closed until at least Monday 18th January - RTE's Morning Ireland programme - 5/1/21 Click here 

TUI - Uncertainty over school reopening "not helping anybody"- breakingnews.ie 5/1/21 Click here 

Major Junior and Leaving Cert update as teachers' union warns mocks could be delayed ahead of schools decision - Irish Mirror 5/1/21 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie  and Aodhan O’Riordan Labour Party’s Education spokesperson discuss potential swich to remote learning - Newstalk's Breakfast programme 5/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses safety issues around schools reopening on Virgin Media News - 4/1/21 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses possible return to remote teaching and learning as part of a panel on Today FM's Last Word programme - 4/1/21 Click here 

Covid-19: Schools may remain closed while cancellation of hospital services expected - Breaking News 4/1/21 Click here

Teachers ‘very concerned’ as schools prepare to open - The Times 4/1/21 Click here

Michael Gillespie, TUI General Secretary, Josepha Madigan, TD and Minister of State for Special Education & Inclusion and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Labour Spokesperson on Education, on the possibility of schools re-opening their doors next week and what may happen if this cannot be done - Today With Claire Byrne, RTE 4/1/21 Click here 

Coronavirus surge in children may hit return to school - The Times 3/1/21 Click here

Teachers Will Seek Assurances That Schools Are Safe To Reopen - Carlow Nationalist 3/1/21 Click here

Next seven days crucial as principals plan schools' reopening - Sunday Independent 3/3/21 Click here

Coronavirus in Ireland: Pupils will fall behind if schools stay closed, teachers fear - The Times Click here

Norma Foley braced for a fresh wave of Covid cases when schools reopen - Irish Independent 1/1/21 Click here

'Anxious' teachers fear how new virus variant will now spread as reopening of schools delayed - Irish Independent 31/12/20 Click here 

Unions warn that school safety measures may not be sufficient - Irish Examiner 31/12/20 Click here 

Covid restrictions Ireland: Micheál Martin confirms ‘full-scale’ Level 5 lockdown - Irish Independent 30/12/20 Click here

Schools welcome decision to close until January 11th - Irish Times 30/12/20 Click here 

Unions welcome delay in reopening as Taoiseach says 'schools are safe' - thejournal.ie 30/12/20 Click here 

Teachers’ union requests delay to reopening of schools - Irish Mirror 29/12/20 Click here


TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses decision to recommend rejection of public sector pay deal on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 16/12/20

TUI recommends rejection of public service pay agreement - Highland Radio 16/12/20 Click here 

Teachers' Union To Advise Members To Vote Against New Public Sector Pay Deal - KFM 16/12/20 Click here 

Teachers' unions split on whether to accept public service pay deal - Irish Independent 16/12/20 Click here 

Executive committee of TUI rejects proposed public service agreement - Irish Examiner 16/12/20 Click here 

Teachers' Union of Ireland will be strongly advising its members to reject new public sector pay deal - thejournal 15/12/20 Click here 

Teachers' Union of Ireland opposes new public service pay deal - Irish Times 15/12/20 Click here 

TUI executive recommends rejection of public service pay agreement - RTE 15/12/20 Click here

RTE News report on teacher union representatives, including TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie, addressing Oireachtas on keeping schools open in a safe and sustainable manner 19/11/20 Click here 

Schools face closure if too cold due to Covid-19 ventilation - Irish Examiner 19/11/20 Click here 

Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn discussed what is needed to keep schools open in a safe manner on Tús Áite, Raidió na Gaeltachta 19/11/20

Schools may have to close due to inadequate ventilation, unions warn - Irish Times 19/11/20 Click here 

Primary schools 'struggling to source substitute teachers' - Irish Examiner 19/11/20 Click here 

Teachers should be prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine, says union - Irish Times 19/11/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on Christmas break issue on Virgin Media's Tonight programme 18/11/20 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on Christmas break issue on Virgin Media News and also on Today FM's Last Word programme 18/11/20

Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn discussed Christmas break proposal on Nuacht RTÉ 1 and Nuacht TG4 18/11/20

TUI calls for extension to Christmas school break - RTE 18/11/20 Click here 

Teachers' union calls for early finish to school term - Irish Times 18/11/20 Click here 

TUI admits plans for early Christmas holidays 'divisive' - Newstalk 18/11/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed around Christmas break proposal on Newstalk's Breafast programme and RTE's Today with Claire Byrne 18/11/20

Teachers seek 'morale boosting' early Christmas holidays to reduce Covid risk - Irish Independent 18/11/20 Click here 

TUI President's calling for full disclosure on next year's Leaving Cert plans KCLR FM 10/11/20 Click here 

Top teachers union insists ‘traditional’ State exams must return next year - extra.ie 10/11/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram calls for confirmation that traditional State examinations will take place in 2021 on Virgin Media News  9/11/20 Click here 

TUI says 'traditional' Leaving and Junior Cert exams must return next year -  thejournal.ie - 9/11/20 Click here 

Government urged to confirm traditional Leaving Cert for 2021 - Highland Radio 9/11/20 Click here 

Hundreds of free upskilling courses to tackle teacher supply 'crisis' - 4/11/20 Click here 

Changes expected for 'freezing classrooms' - Highland Radio - 4/11/20 Click here 

Speaking on Virgin Media News, TUI President Martin Marjoram outlines the necessity of ongoing, robust engagement between unions, Department of Education and public health authorities to ensure that the concerns of teachers are fully addressed 2/11/20 

'Questionable' hand santiser on market due to early pandemic demand - breakingnews.ie 1/11/20 Click here 

Principals' fury over lack of HSE contacts - Sunday Independent 31/10/20 Click here 

Schools told to stop using more than 50 sanitising products - RTE 29/10/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on latest withdrawal of sanitising products on RTE's Nine O' Clock TV News 29/10/20 

Chaos ahead of schools re-opening as 52 hand sanitisers and anti-Covid products withdrawn - Irish Independent 29/10/20 Click here 

Schools told to withdraw more than 50 hand sanitisers, wipes and detergents - Irish Times 29/10/20 Click here 

Michael Gillespie interviewed on RTE's News At One programme around new safeguards for schools and ongoing worries of teachers - 29/10/20 Click here 

Schools told to stop using more than 50 sanitising products following Government review -thejournal.ie 29/10/20 Click here

Schools crying out for HSE advice on staying open, say worried principals - Sunday Independent 25/10/20 Click here

Coronavirus in Ireland: Stress of school contract tracing could force principals to retire early - The Times Ireland 23/10/20 Click here

Majority of teachers say not enough done to meet school Covid staffing requirements - KFM 23/10/20 Click here

Coronavirus Ireland: Ventilation problems in schools will become critical issue as weather gets colder, teachers warn - Irish Independent 22/10/20 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn addressed the concerns of principal teachers being asked to contact trace on top of already unsustainable workloads - Nuacht TG4 22/10/20

TUI survey highlights Covid concerns among teachers - RTE 22/10/20 Click here 

Covid-19 survey finds health and access to technology the main worries for teachers - Irish Examiner 22/10/20 Click here 

92% of post-primary teachers say wearing masks makes work more difficult - TUI survey. The survey, carried out amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, highlights concern among the profession - thejournal.ie 22/10/20 Click here 

Covid-19 outbreaks in schools almost double in one week - Irish Times 22/10/20 Click here 

Teachers want smaller class groups to enable teaching in a pandemic - KFM 22/10/20 Click here 

Unions issue warning about schools re-opening after midterm - Irish Examiner 21/10/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie reacts to the escalation to Level 5 restictions on RTE's Today with Claire Byrne programe 20/10/20 Click here (from 13.50)

Listen: TUI Teachers Not Convinced Schools Are As Safe As The Dept. Contends - KFM 20/10/20 Click here 

Teacher unions concerned at schools staying open amid lockdown - Irish Times 20/10/20 Click here 

TUI want rapid testing in Level 5 - Highland Radio 20/10/20 Click here 

'It has been shambolic' - head of teachers' union blasts tracing in schools - Irish Independent 20/10/20 Click here 

Schools and childcare facilities to remain open - RTE 19/10/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram voices concerns of teachers on Virgin Media News bulletins 19/10/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on move to Level 5 restrictions and teachers serious concerns in this regard on RTE's Drivetime programme 19/10/20 Click here (from 1.42.30)

TUI Geneal Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses clarity and safeguards that teachers require in jump to Level 5 restrictions - Today FM's Last Word programme 19/10/20 Click here (from 1.07.35)

Teachers' union calls for clarity as schools expected to remain open despite restrictions - breakingnews.ie 19/10/20 Click here 

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions - TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie interviewed on Newstalk Breakfast 19/10/20 Click here 

Coronavirus: Schools safer than wider community, officials say - Irish Times 19/10/20 Click here 

Teachers union 'frustated' with Department of Education over Covid-19 engagement - Irish Examiner 18/10/20 Click here 

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions - thejournal.ie 18/10/20 Click here 

Teachers want review of health guidelines on schools remaining open - Sunday Independent 18/10/20 Click here 

Teachers' union seeks safety audit of schools in Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal - Irish Independent 15/10/20 Click here  

Budget 2021: €250 payment for third-level students for move to online learning - Irish Times 14/10/20 Click here 

Primary class sizes to be cut while more teachers and special needs assistants hired - Irish Independent 14/10/20 Click here 

Mid-term break could be extended by a week as teachers call for clarity - Irish Independent 10/10/20 Click here 

Coronavirus: Extended mid-term break discussed but plan for now is to keep schools open - Irish Times 9/10/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie addresses ongoing speculation around school closures after mid-term break on Today FM's Last Word programme 9/10/20 Click here 

No decision made to extend mid-term - Department - RTE 9/10/20 Click here 

Schools to close for longer at mid-term break to try curb Covid-19 - plans being discussed - Irish Independent 9/10/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses speculation around an extension to the upcoming mid-term break on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show 9/10/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram explains why teachers have justified concerns over working conditions in the pandemic - RTE's Six One News 5/10/20 Click here (from 34.10)

Martin Marjoram discusses concerns of members around any escalation to higher level Covid restrictions on Today FM's Last Word programme 5/10/20 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn discusses the latest Covid concerns of teachers  -  Nuacht a hAon ar Raidió na Gaeltachta 5/10/20

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discusses concerns of members around latest Covid developments on RTE's Today With Claire Byrne programme 5/10/20 Click here (from around 3.20) 

Government 'priority' is to keep schools open - Irish Examiner - 5/10/20 Click here 

Covid-19: 'Incomprehensible' that schools remain fully open under level 5 lockdown - Irish Examiner 5/10/20 Click here 

Teacher unions raise questions about schools staying open at Level 5 - Irish Times 5/10/20 Click here 

Nphet says Level 5 restrictions needed to keep schools open as teacher unions raise concerns - Irish Independent 5/10/20 Click here 

Teaching unions query whether schools should remain open if Ireland moves to Level 5 - thejournal.ie 5/10/20 Click here 

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan - thejournal.ie 5/10/20 Click here 

Scramble to find 1,000 extra college places after Leaving Cert grades fiasco - Irish Independent 1/10/20 Click here 

Teachers demand 'full investigation' of Leaving Cert grading issue - Irish Examiner 1/10/20 Click here

TUI Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn discusses Calculated Grades coding errors on Adhmhaidin, Raidió na Gaeltachta, 1/10/20

TUI statement on Calculated Grades coding error featured on RTE's Drivetime programme and Six One News 30/9/20

Report highlights how Irish second-level schools lag behind international average on range of key measures - Irish Independent 29/9/20 Click here

Many secondary students lack access to online learning amid Covid-19 pandemic - Irish Times 29/9/20 Click here

Irish teachers hindered by lack of teachers and poor technology, says international report - Irish Examiner 29/9/20 Click here

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses the consequenses of the decision of the Deparment to release class rankings data to students who received Calculated Grades this year - Newstalk Breakfast programme 28/9/20 Click here 

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates - thejournal.ie 28/9/20 Click here

Leaving Cert students to find out where they were ranked against fellow classmates - Irish Independent 28/9/20 Click here

Easing the burden on schools - a letter from the President of the TUI's Principals' and Deputy Principals' Association outlining the difficulties currently experienced by school communities, calling for a restoration of middle management structures, easing of bureaucratic overload and end to pay discrimination to ease burden on schools - Irish Times 26/9/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie outlines the hugely negative ramifications for vulnerable students of the Department's breach of trust on the release of Calculated Grades-related rankings - RTE's Drivetime programme 23/9/20 Click here (from around 1.40.45) 

Listen back to TUI President Martin Marjoram discuss the Department's breach of trust on Calculated Grades rankings on Today FM's Last Word programme 23/9/20 Click here (from around 1.21.30) 

Release of class ranking information on website sparks teacher union fury - Irish Independent 24/9/20 Click here 

Minister's plan to release class rankings 'a breach of trust' says teachers union - Irish Examiner 24/9/20 Click here 

Release of class rankings 'a breach of trust', says teachers' union - Irish Times 23/9/20 Click here 

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'  - thejournal.ie 23/9/20 Click here 

TUI says fast-track Covid-19 testing for teachers is essential - KFM 21/9/20 Click here 

Teachers' unions issue warning amid Covid concerns - Irish Independent 21/9/20 Click here 

Teachers warn of severe disruption to schools as they call for fast-track access to testing - thejournal.ie 18/9/20 Click here 

2,100 Covid tests on pupils and teachers to date but delays could lead to school closures - Irish Independent 18/9/20 Click here 

Covid-19: Thirteen outbreaks in schools since early September - Irish Times 17/9/20 Click here 

Appeal for Leaving Cert grades review as pupils and parents consider legal action after failing to secure college places - Sunday Independent 13/9/20 Click here 

Fast, vigorous testing vital to keep schools open - Sunday Independent 13/9/20 Click here 

Class sizes hindering social distancing - Irish Examiner 9/9/20 Click here 

Countries with larger class sizes will find Covid rules more difficult - report - Irish Times 8/9/20 Click here

Cabinet discusses more college places ahead of Friday's CAO offers - Independent.ie 8/9/20 Click here 

TUI Assistant General Secretary Declan Glynn interviewed on TG4 news on the Calculated Grades that issued to the Leaving Certificate Class of 2020 8/9/20 Click here

Leaving Cert class of 2020 receives record results - Newstalk 7/9/20 Click here 

Leaving Certificate students to receive results - Irish Independent 7/9/20 Click here 

Record grades for Leaving Certificate class of 2020 - breakingnews.ie 7/9/20 Click here

Leaving Cert students will not have access to ‘highly sensitive’ class ranking data - Irish Times 3/9/20 Click here

Schools facing 'chronic shortage' of teachers in coming months, Covid committee told - Irish Independent 3/9/20 Click here

Schools essentially very safe, education Minister insists - Irish Examiner 3/9/20 Click here

Listen back to TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discuss concerns about teachers shortages on RTE's Drivetime programme 2/9/20 Click here 

Some schools 'failing to implement Covid-19 social distancing' - thejournal.ie 2/9/20 Click here

Concern that Leaving Cert students will have access to class rankings - breakingnews.ie 2/9/20 Click here

No social distancing and underlying health risks: Covid committee to hear from teachers and parents today - thejournal.ie 2/9/20 Click here

Foley to appear before Covid committee and face questions on school safety - Irish Independent 2/9/20 Click here

Bumper Leaving Cert exam results to fuel rise in CAO points for college entry - Irish Independent 2/9/20 Click here

Some staff told to 'reuse' masks due to shortage, union claims - Irish Times 2/9/20 Click here

Some schools yet to implement social distancing measures - Newstalk 2/9/20 Click here

Teachers with underlying health issues worried on safety - Irish Times 1/9/20 Click here

From safe coughs to happy parents - seven things we've learned as children head back to school - Irish Independent 29/8/20 Click here 

Teachers and school principals clash over 'risky' school assemblies - Irish Times 26/8/20 Click here

The Irish Times view on re-opening of schools - Irish Times 26/8/20 Click here

Return to school: Two-thirds of principals say they have teachers with underlying health issues - thejournal.ie 25/8/20 Click here 

Children return to schools after six months off - RTE - 25/8/20 Click here 

Listen back to TUI President Martin Marjoram talk about importance of delaying opening of schools if physical distancing cannot be ensured - Today FM's Last Word programme - 25/8/20 Click here

Listen back to TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discuss the health concerns of teachers and various other concerns around the re-opening of schools on RTE's Today with Claire Byrne programme - 35/8/20 Click here

Listen back to TUI General Secretary Michael Gillespie discussing the re-opening of schools on Newstalk's Breakfast programme - 25/8/20 Click here 

School principals struggling to hire subs in time for reopening - Irish Independent  25/8/20 Click here 

Almost half of schools can't find builders for Covid-linked work - Irish Times 25/8/20 Click here 

Delaying reopening of schools 'acceptable' if they are not ready - Union  - Irish Examiner 25/8/20 Click here 

Schools should not reopen if social distancing not possible, TUI warns - breakingnews.ie 25/8/20 Click here 

Teachers call for speed as officials consider school virus test system - Sunday Independent 23/8/20 Click here 

'No profiling' for grade system to predict Leaving Cert results, says former education minister - Sunday Times 23/8/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discussed problems encountered with predicated grade systems in the UK on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show 14/8/20 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discussed the safe return to schools as part of a panel on Today FM's Last Word programme 13/8/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann featured on RTE and Virgin Media television news bulletins on the updated guidelines regarding the wearing of face coverings in schools 7/8/20

Covid 19: Government recommends facemasks for when schools reopen - Irish Independent 7/8/20 Click here

Teachers and secondary school students to wear face coverings on return to school, Government says -  thejournal.ie 7/8/20 Click here

Masks to be worn in schools when 2m cannot be maintained - Irish Times 7/8/20 Click here

Government recommends face coverings in schools - RTE 7/8/20 Click here

Department of Education considering face coverings in schools - Irish Examiner 5/8/20 Click here

John MacGabhann features on RTE's News television news bulletins in relation to arising issues on the re-opening of schools for the next academic year 28/7/20

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses arsing issues in relation to the Government's publication of the roadmap on the re-opening of schools on RTE Radio 1's Today With Sarah McInerney programme 28/7/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram outlines the difficulties in employing 1,000 new teachers on the Newstalk's Breakfast Briefing with Andrea Gilligan 28/7/20 Click here 

Fears €375m budget 'won't be sufficient' to implement new measures - Irish Independent 28/7/20 Click here 

Teachers cast doubt on school reopening time frame 28/7/20 Click here 

Unions pessimistic about schools opening on time - Irish Examiner 28/7/20 Click here 

Plan to reopen schools will be 'massively complex'  - Irish Times 28/7/20 Click here 

Teachers' unions, politicians and parents react to school reopening roadplan - RTE website 27/7/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discussed elements of the roadmap to re-open schools on Today FM's Last Word programme 27/7/20

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses the Government's plans to reopen schools on RTE Radio 1's Today With Sarah McInerney 27/7/20 Click here to listen back 

Government expected to agree €300m school reopening plan - RTE 27/7/20 Click here 

Doctors and and teachers furious at €16,000 top-up pay for Ministers - Irish Independent 27/7/20 Click here 

Funding for reopening of schools must be kept under review - Newstalk 27/7/20 Click here 

Work continues on plan to reopen schools next month - RTE 25/7/20 Click here 

Families of schools 'risk schools not opening if they choose to go abroad' - Irish Independent 25/7/20 Click here 

Schools to fully reopen next month, says Taoiseach - RTE 24/7/20 Click here 

Will all pupils return to school in September? - Irish Times 6/7/20 Click here 

Teaching unions seek more staff to enable full reopening - Irish Times 6/7/20 Click here 

TUI President Martin Marjoram discusses issues around the return to school on RTE's Prime Time programme 2/7/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses return to schools on RTE's Drivetime programme 2/7/20 Click here

TUI President Martin Marjoram interviewed on Newstalk's Hard Shoulder programme regarding the safe return to school for students and educators 2/7/20

Full reopening of schools may be unlikely this autumn, secondary teachers warn - Irish Times 2/7/20 Click here 

Social distancing rules means its inevitable students won't be back in schoool full time - thejournal.ie 2/7/20 Click here 

Next year's Leaving Cert students 'need latitude' after school closures - Irish Times 1/7/20 Click here 

Covid-19: Teachers alerted to 'opportunistic' employers by union - Irish Times 26/6/20 Click here 

Teachers warn of industrial action if school re-opening not in line with health advice - Irish Times 26/6/20 Click here 

What next for the Leaving Cert? - Irish Times 23/6/20 Click here 

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses the re-opening of schools on Wednesday's Virgin Media's Tonight Show (section from around 36.40 of programme) 17/6/20 Click here

Listen back to TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann, Dr Tomás Ryan of TCD and Aine Lynch of the National Parents Council discuss the re-opening of schools on Today FM’s Last Word (Tuesday's programme from around 57.30) Click here 16/6/20

TUI President Seamus Lahart discusses TUI concerns about Government plan to reopen schools on RTE's Today with Sarah McInerney 15/6/20 Click here

Plans for full school return 'a surprise' - TUI - RTE 13/6/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed on RTE television news bulletins over concerns around plans to reopen schools 13/6/20

Teachers alaremd at plan to reopen schools without social distancing - Irish Times 13/6/20 Click here

Teacher unions react angrily to social distancing proposals - Newstalk 12/6/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discussed Calculated Grades, the future of the Leaving Certificate and other arising issues on The Pat Kenny Show 3/6/20 Click here (From around 1:42:30 on the relevant programme)

Teachers fear for pupils in 2021 exams - Sunday Independent 31/5/20 Click here

TUI wants CIT and IT Tralee staff issues resolved before Munster Technological University operational -  Irish Examiner 28/5/20 Click here

Munster university merger concerns - Cork Independent 27/5/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed on RTE News 22nd May 2020 Click here (First item on bulletin)

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on guidlines for Calculated Grades on Newstalk's Breakfast Briefing 22nd May 2020

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed on RTE's Drivetime programme on the publication of guidelines around system of Calculated Grades - RTE 21st May 2020 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart discusses legal indemnty for teachers and other safeguards on Today FM's Last Word programme - 21st May 2020 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart discusses Calculated Grade guidelines on Virgin Media's Tonight programme (Thursday) (from around 6.30) - 21st May 2020 Click here

Leaving Cert students warned againsts sending gifts to teachers - Newstalk - 21st May 2020 Click here

Department to send guidance on Leaving Cert grades to teachers this week - Irish Examiner  - 19th May, 2020 Click here

Gifts for teachers to be treated as 'serious attempt' to undermine Leaving Cert grades - Irish Times 18/5/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed live on RTE's Six One News regarding TUI's concerns about pressure being put on teachers over Calculated Grades Click here (from around 37.30)

John MacGabhann interviewed on Virgin Media News bulletins on Calculated Grades and the need for protocols to prevent teachers being put under undue pressure 11/5/20 Click here for the 5.30 bulletin (from 4.20)


TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses concerns around canvassing over Calculated Grades - Last Word programmme, Today FM 11/5/20 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart was interviewed on Newstalk Breakfast over issue of teacher integrity in context of Calculated Grades - Newstalk 11/5/20 Click here (from 1.20.35)

Listen back to TUI Assistant General Secretary Joanne Irwin discussing Calculated Grades and arising issues on Highland Radio's Nine til Noon Show 11/5/20 Click here (from around 22mins)

Teachers call for 'safeguards' from lobbying over Leaving Cert grades - Newstalk 11/5/20 Click here

Teachers' unions seek clarity on predictive Leaving Cert grading - Irish Examiner 11/5/20 Click here

'Too early to say' if schools will fully reopen in September, Minister says - Irish Times 11/5/20 Click here

Parents and pupils who try to influence Leaving Cert face being reported to State - Irish Independent 11/5/20  Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed about cancellation of Leaving Cert on RTE's Week In Politics programme  10/5/20 Click here

TUI's position that safeguards should be in place for teachers on p.1 of Sunday Times - same position also outlined in Sunday Independent (links not available) 10/5/20

Demands for legislation to protect teachers from parental pressure on Leaving Cert assessments  - Irish Examiner 9/5/20 Click here

Leaving Cert: Teachers seek safeguards against parental pressure on grades - Irish Times 9/5/20 Click here

Teachers' Union calls for 'sanction' of parents who lobby teachers over child's Leaving Cert grade  thejournal.ie 9/5/20 Click here

TUI says it will 'engage' with Leaving Cert grading plan - RTE.ie 9/5/20 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhan interviewed on RTE Six One and Nine News regarding TUI's engagement with Calculated Grades in the interests of students 9/5/20 Click here to watch back

TUI President and Executive Committee member Liz Farrell discuss need for protection for professional integrity of teachers in relation of Calculated Grades- Virgin Media News 9/5/20 Click here to watch back

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann was live in the studio on RTE Radio 1's Saturday with Cormac Ó hEadhra programme 9/5/20 Click here to listen
 

Education officials to meet teacher and student groups to discuss Leaving Cert plans - Newstalk 6/5/20 Click here

'Significant efforts of educators in the further education and training sector' highlighted by TUI AGS Colm Kelly in letter to Irish Times 4/5/20 Click here

Move to cancel Junior Cert was the right call to make - Irish Examiner 29/4/20 Click here

Schools to decide whether to hold Junior Cycle assessments in May - Irish Times 29/4/20 Click here

Junior Cycle students don't have to sit exams - McHugh - RTE 29/4/20 Click here

All schools given choice on whether to hold assessments for Junior Cycle students - Newstalk 29/4/20 Click here

Junior Cert students to receive 'certificates of completion' from State and written report from school - thejournal.ie 29/4//20 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on Virgin Media's Tonight programme regarding the state of play with the 2020 State Examinations 22/4/20  Click here to access programme

Schools to open once a safe plan put in place - extra.ie 21/4/20 Click here

Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) says no guarantee Leaving Cert will go ahead - extra.ie 20/4/20 Click here

'No guarantee' Leaving Cert will proceed this summer, teachers' union tells members - Irish Times 19/4/20 Click here

John MacGabhann reacts to speculation regarding possibility of schools reopening for a day a week on Newstalk and regaionl radio news bulletins 19/4/20 Click here

Exam stress bites as students await Leaving Cert start date - Sunday Business Post 19/4/20 Click here

Ireland's builders plot a path towards lockdown exit - Sunday Times front page 19/4/20  Click here

Leaving Cert students unlikely to progress to third-level courses before November - Irish Times  17/4/20 Click here

The Irish Times view on postponing the Leaving Cert: Students must come first  15/4/20 Click here

ASTI says it will work to support delayed Leaving Cert - Irish Times 15/4/20 Click here

Teachers will support students ahead of delayed exams - Irish Examiner 15/4/20 Click here

TUI will work with State Exams Commission to help vulnerable students - Breakingnews 14/4/20 Click here

ASTI executive to meet amid confusion over Leaving Cert exams - Irish Times 14/4/20 Click here

TUI President discusses State Exams issues on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 13/4/20 Click here (From 1.18)

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed about rescheduling of Leaving Cert exams on RTE's Nuacht and Six One television bulletins 11/4/20

Unions call on teachers to engage in exam process 11/4/20  - RTE Click here

Teachers' union raises 'serious concerns' over delay in Leaving Cert - Irish Times 11/4/20 Click here

TUI reaction to rescheduling of Leaving Cert exams covered on RTE's Nine television news 10/4/20

Union has serious concerns about Government's Leaving Cert plans - RTE 10/4/20 Click here

Late Leaving Cert may defer start of next school year - Irish Independent 10/4/20 Click here

Leaving Cert postponed until July or August - Newstalk 10/4/20 Click here

Survey finds half of Leaving Cert students now want exams to be cancelled - extra.ie 4/4/20  Click here


Coronavirus: Teachers will not be redeployed to help health service, unions say - Irish Times 31/3/20 Click here

TUI's advice to students to ignore speculation on exams and to continue to engage with studies covered on RTE's Drivetime programme 25/3/20

Teachers want protections for vulnerable students while out of school - Irish Examiner 25/3/20 Click here

Coronavirus: Varadkar 'hopeful' schools can return in May or June - Irish Times Click here 24/3/20

Schools could reopen in May or June, says Taoiseach - RTE 24/3/20 Click here

Students urged to ignore speculation about exams and stay focussed on studies - Irish Examiner 23/3/20 Click here

Covid-19: schools to remain shut - Evening Echo 24/3/20 Click here

Speaking on regional news bulletins, TUI General Secretary John MacGabhannstates that students, particularly those in Leaving Cert year, should maintain focus and continue to prepare daily for their examinations 24/3/20

Fresh exam uncertainty as 'schools could shut until May' - Irish Independent Click here 20/3/20

Public sector workers to be transferred to help with contact tracing and social welfare applications - thejournal.ie Click here 18/3/20

Teachers' Easter conferences postponed due to Coronavirus - Irish Times Click here 13/3/20

Teachers' conferences postponed - Newstalk Click here 13/3/20

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses closure of schools due to Coronavirus on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 13/3/20

Coronavirus: 'No isolation needed' for family members of pupils at Dublin school - Irish Times Click here 2/3/20

Dispute over timing of secondary school meetings escalates - Irish Times Click here 28/2/20

Schools face losing hundreds of teachers due to dispute - Irish  Times Click here 26/2/20

No school for thousands of teachers as TUI strikes over equal pay - RTE Click here 4/2/20

Hundreds of schools closed due to strike action over pay - Irish Times video Click here 4/2/20

Hundreds of schools remain shut as TUI continue with 'last resort' strike - www.breakingnews.ie Click here 4/2/20

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed outside Greenhills College on RTE's One, Six and Nine bulletins - interviews and footage from IT Sligo and LIT also feature 4/2/20

RTE's News At One interviewed TUI members outside Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) Click here 4/2/20

Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show reports live from picket line at Greenhills College 4/2/20

Pupils facing teacher strikes in run-up to exams if two-tier pay not resolved - Irish Independent Click here 4/2/20

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me' - Teachers on why they're striking today thejournal.ie Click here 4/2/20

Brian O' Connell reports live from the picket line outside Glanmire Community College in Cork on Today with Sean O' Rourke - includes clips with Executive Committee member Mike Lyons and colleagues Click here to listen 4/2/20

Next government will have to deal with calls for two-tier pay reversal - Irish Times 4/2/20 Click here

Virgin Media News report live from Greenhills College picket for lunchtime news - also features on later bulletins 4/2/20

Two-tier pay system driving people away from teaching, says union - Irish Mirror 4/2/20 Click here

Hundreds of schools closed today due to TUI strike - Newstalk 4/2/20 Click here

Teachers threaten escalation of strike action if next govt fails to address 'pay discrimination' - Irish Examiner 4/2/20 Click here

Virgin Media's Ireland AM reports live from picket line at Greenhills College, Dublin 4/2/20

'Not alone were teachers hunted down in 2010 with cuts, they were hunted down again in 2012 with additional cuts' - John MacGabhann on RTE's Morning Ireland programme. Also features interviews with post-2011 teachers Eamonn Maguire and Zara Blake. Click here to listen 4/2/20

On Newstalk's Breakfast Briefing, TUI Vice President Martin Marjoram makes clear that the Union will not tolerate pay discrimination affecting teachers, lecturers, Youthreach resource persons and other affected grades 4/2/20

Teachers' strike - we have to work part-time jobs to get by - Irish Times 3/2/20 Click here

TUI Assistant General Secretary Joanne Irwin was interviewed about link between pay discrimination and teacher recruitment and retention issues on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show - Newstalk 29/1/20

TUI President Seamus Lahart dicussed strike action and teacher shortages on RTE's Drivetime programme 28/1/20

Second level schools continue to struggle to fill job vacancies - Irish Independent 28/1/20 Click here

Four out of five schools receive no applications for advertised teaching jobs - study - Irish Examiner 28/1/20 Click here

Teachers say four in five schools have had no applicants for job openings - Newstalk 28/1/20 Click here

Teacher recruitment, retention problems getting worse says union - Irish Times 28/1/20 Click here

Four out of five secondary schools face teacher recruitment issues - RTE 28/1/20 Click here

Fears election-week strike will close more schools - Irish Independent - 21/1/20 Click here

Government to consider sanctions for striking teachers - Irish Times 20/1/20 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show, on which he outlines that any programme for Government must commit to ending pay discrimination - Newstalk 20/1/20

Most secondary schools to close for day in pre-election strike - Irish Times - 18/1/20 Click here

Schools face mass closures as teachers plan to strike days before polls open - Times Ireland - 18/1/20 Click here

Many schools could be forced to close on strike day - RTE 17/1/20 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on RTE Six and Nine television news bulletins 17/1/20

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviwed on pay discrimintion on Newstalk's Hard Shoulder programme 17/1/20

Teachers to strike over pay discrimination scandal - Irish Examiner - 17/1/20 Click here

Thousands of Irish teachers to strike on eve of election - New York Times - 17/1/20 Click here

Teachers Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over pay discrimination - thejournal.ie 17/1/20 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed about strike on RTE's News At One - 17/1/20 Click here

Thousands of teachers to strike on Tuesday before general election - Newstalk - 17/1/20 Click here

Secondary school teachers set to strike on 4th February - RTE - 17/1/20 Click here

Second level schools to close in February as schools announce strike - Irish Independent - 17/1/20 Click here

The problem with feeder school lists - Letter to the Editor by TUI President Seamus Lahart, Irish Times 4/12/19 Click here

Call for debate on place of technology in schools - Irish Examiner 4/12/19  Click here

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions 1/12/19 Click here

Teachers will strike over two tier 'pay discrimination' - The Times Ireland 18/11/19 Click here

Teachers to strike over 'unacceptable injustice' of two-tier pay scales - Irish Independent 18/11/19 Click here

Up to 19,000 teachers to strike for a day in February - Irish Examiner 18/11/19 Click here

Teachers who are members of TUI to statge one-day strike in February - Irish Times 18/11/19 Click here

Staff at Dundalk Institute of Technology to go on strike next week  - Irish Times 11/11/19 Click here

Lecturers in Dundalk Institute of Technology announce one-day strike - Irish Independent 11/11/19 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart responds to a HEA report which shows that students from affluent backgrounds are more likely to study 'high points' courses - Letters to the editor, Irish Times - 24/10/19 Click here

TUI Vice-President Martin Marjoram discusses TUI's mandate for industrial action over pay discrimination on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show - 14/10/19

Teachers have voted for industrial action over 'pay discrimination' - thejournal.ie 11/10/19 Click here

TUI members overwhelmingly endorse mandate for industrial action - RTE 10/10/19 Click here

TUI members vote for industrial action over pay discrimination - Newstalk 10/10/19 Click here

Teachers’ Union of Ireland votes overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in row over pay equality - Irish Independent 10/10/19 Click here

TUI overwhelmingly votes to back industrial action over two-tier pay - Irish Times 10/10/19 Click here

Hundreds of new teachers to keep pace with growing school population - Irish Times 9/10/19 Click here

More teachers and special needs resources in record €11bn for education - Irish Independent 9/10/19 Click here

Junior Cert results out Friday show high failure rate in higher level history - Irish Times 4/10/19 Click here

Junior Cert 2019: 19 students achieve top marks as over 64,000 receive results - Irish Independent 4/10/19 Click here

65,000 students to receive Junior Cert results today - breakingnews.ie 4/10/19 Click here

Young people in Ireland among world's most educated - Irish Times 10/9/19 Click here

Ireland bottom of class when it comes to class sizes and funding: OECD report - Irish Examiner 10/9/19 Click here

Gender pay gap: Females with a degree earn significantly less than male peers, report reveals - Irish Independent 10/9/19 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart and General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed on upcoming ballot on numerous regional radio news bulletins 28-29/8/19

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month - thejournal.ie 28/8/19 Click here

Teachers to ballot teachers seeking fresh mandate for industrial actoin - Newstalk 28/8/19 Click here

Teachers' Union of Ireland to ballot 18,000 members for strike action (with video vox pop of public) - Irish Mirror 28/8/19 Click here

Teachers' union: Lack of timeline over reaching pay equality has led to potential strike action - Irish Examiner 28/8/19 Click here

Teachers union warns Education Minister it's 'losing patience' as strike threat looms over pay demands - Irish Independent 28/8/19 Click here

Teachers' union to ballot for industrial action over two-tier pay - Irish Times 28/8/19 Click here

Ireland, 1984: A year of fierce debates and 'mounting evils' - Irish Times 7/7/19 Click here

Defence forces pay boost will not be extended across public service - Irish Times 5/7/19 Click here

Leaving and Junior Cert exams begin amid spike in student anxiety levels - Irish Times - 5/6/19 Click here

CAO points race is distracting the true meaning of education - opinion editorial in Irish Times by TUI President Seamus Lahart outlining TUI's key concerns around the review of Senior Cycle - 4/6/19 Click here

Universities call for more money as Leaving Cert numbers rise - Irish Independent 4/6/19 Click here

'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress is on the rise - thejournal.ie 4/6/19 Click here

Protest drives home housing crisis message - The Sunday Times 19/5/19 Click here

Retired TUI members to gather in Thurles - Tipp FM 15/5/19 Click here

Teachers voice concerns over new 'online' marking system for Leaving and Junior Cert examinations - Irish Mirror 14/5/19 Click here

Examiner shortage poses 'challenge' to State exam standards - Irish Times 7/5/19 Click here

Teachers and two-tier system of pay - Letter from TUI President Seamus Lahart to Irish Times on the message that Minister McHugh needs to give to Irish teachers during his planned visit - Irish Times 6/5/19 Click here

Teachers struggle to make ends meet, survey says - Irish Examiner 26/4/19 Click here

Teachers' wages demand would cost extra €49m each year - Extra.ie 26/4/19 Click here

Urgent action needed as secondary schools lack teachers - Irish Times 26/4/19 Click here

TUI members Anne Howard, Stephen Lynch and Kieran Tummon discuss increased bureaucratisation in schools and the burden of initiative overload in RTE News interview 25/4/19

Marjority of teachers would not recommend teaching as profession - Irish Times 25/4/19 Click here

'Review Junior Cycle before Leaving Cert is changed' - Irish Independent 25/4/19 Click here

Minister in promise of talks over teachers' lost income - Irish Independent 25/4/19 Click here

Unequal pay issue will be resolved at ballot box, warn teachers - Irish Examiner 24/4/19 Click here

Teachers oppose Leaving Cert reform whcih requires extra work - Irish Times 24/4/19 Click here

'This is not living' - Housing crisis slammed at TUI conference - Laois Nationalist 24/4/19 Click here

ASTI considers suing Government over financial penalties - Irish Times 24/4/19 Click here

Teachers now prepare to do battle for equal pensions and pay hike - Irish Independent 24/4/19 Click here

Children being forced to study religion in schools, atheist group claims - Irish Times 24/4/19 Click  here 

Industrial action threatened if Leaving Cert changes railroaded through without consultation - Irish Examiner 24/4/19 Click here

Political leaders come together as final tribute paid to young journalist Lyra McKee - Irish Independent 24/4/19 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann warns states that students are suffering because of teacher recruitment difficulties - a crisis engineered by Government through a system of two-tier pay. He also sets out TUI's red-line issues in relation to Senior Cycle reform - RTE's Morning Ireland programme, 24/4/19 Click here

Teachers demand upgrade to public service pensions - RTE 23/4/19 Click here

TUI warns pay inequality will not be tolerated - Irish Independent 23/4/19 Click here

No Leaving Cert reforms without teacher input, union warns - Irish Times 23/4/19 Click here

TUI: Palpable anger and frustration' about pay discrepancies for teachers 23/4/19 Click here 

Half of schools cannot fill vacancies for teachers - Irish Independent 23/4/19 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on Newstalk's Hard Shoulder programme, where he outlines new findings from a survey by TUI's Principals and Deputy Principals' Association which makes clear the devastating impact that a two-tier pay system has had on the recruitment and retention of teachers 22/4/19

Nearly all secondary schools struggling to fill teacher vacancies - Irish Times 22/4/19 Click here

Substitute panels announced to address teacher shortage - RTE 22/4/19 Click here

94% of schools experienced teacher recruitment difficulties in the past six months - Irish Examiner 22/4/19 Click here

TUI say not enough teachers for student spike - Radio Nova 19/4/19 Click here

Third level institutions face 'numbers time bomb' - The Times Ireland 20/4/19 Click here

Increase in student numbers will put strain on third level institutions, union warns - Irish Examiner 19/4/19 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on regional news bulletins regarding urgent need for a Government commitment to appropriate third level funding 21/3/19

€5.5m bill for prefabs despite vow to ditch the structures - Extra.ie 21/3/19 Click here

TUI's Education/Research Officer David Duffy discussed on continuing dependence of the Irish education system on prefabs on Newstalk's Lunchtime programme. ‘Biggest problem is that prefabs being used beyond timeframe when considered reasonable....often cramped, which makes them unsuitable for group work.' He also outlined obvious arising issues with laboratories and technical subjects 20/3/19

Unions warn teacher sharing scheme is a 'sticking plaster' measure - College View 6/3/19 Click here

General Secretary John MacGabhann outlined TUI's ongoing commitment to ending two-tier pay system on Today FM's Last Word programme 13/2/19

TUI President Seamus Lahart discussed issues around pay discrimination on Newstalk's Breakfast programme 13/2/19

It should be possible to address pay disparity for teachers, TUI says - Irish Times 13/2/19 Click here

Teachers' union warns children will be sent home from school because of lack of teachers - Breakingnews.ie 13/2/19 Click here

Teaching unions to see if nurses' dispute can be used to benefit their members - Breakingnews.ie 13/2/19 Click here

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses - Thejournal.ie 13/2/19 Click here

Unions take cautious approach to knock-on pay rises - Irish Times 12/2/19 Click here

Major unions to consider next steps following nurses' offer - Newstalk 12/2/19 Click here

Shortage of examiners in lead up to Leaving Cert oral exams - Irish Times 4/2/19 Click here

CIT and IT Tralee staff vote in favour of creating new university - Irish Times 31/1/19 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on RTE's Drivetime programme on recruitment and retention survey findings 23/1/19 Click here (from 2:14:30)

TUI President Seamus Lahart interviewed on Newstalk's Breakfast programme on recruitment and retention survey findings - Newstalk 23/1/19 Click here

Recruitment and retention survey findings – and interview clips from the President -  featured on bulletins on the following stations: Kildare FM, Midlands 103, Northern Sound, Radio Kerry, Cork 96 FM, WLRFM, Clare FM, Tipp FM, FM104, South East Radio, Red FM, 4FM, Galway Bay FM, Mid and NW FM, KCLR FM, 98FM, Highland Radio, Q102, Shannonside FM - 23/1/19

99% of principals and deputy principals report recruitment difficulties in survey - Irish Examiner 23/1/19 Click here

Secondary schools undermined by Irish teacher shortage, study finds - Irish Times 23/1/19 Click here

Subjects hit by recruitment issues at schools - TUI - RTE 23/1/19 Click here

Teacher unions hopeful of progress on pay talks - RTE 19/1/19 Click here

Nurses to meet PSSA body over pay claim - RTE 18/1/19 Click here

Public service agreement: Nurses, teachers to meet oversight group - Irish Times 18/1/19 Click here

School secretaries 'treated like second class citizens' - Irish Times 17/1/19 Click here 

Parents who regularly take three or more drinks a day may be abusing children - Irish Times 17/1/19 Click here

ETB staff demand pension statements - Irish Examiner 26/12/18 Click here

Michael Clifford column: Money decides who goes to college - Irish Examiner 8/12/18 Click here

What's pushing teachers' buttons? - Irish Times 4/12/18 Click here

Why some schools do better than others - Irish Times 4/12/18 Click here

Union says feeder school tables 'celebrate inequality' - Irish Examiner 4/12/18 Click here

Large gap between affluent students and disadvantaged peers going to university Newstalk, 4/12/18 Click here 

TUI President Seamus Lahart discusses flaws of 'feeder school' lists on Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show 4/12/18 Click here (Segment begins shortly into Part 1)

'Not everything that can be measured is of value, and a lot of what is of value can't be measured.' - TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann on feeder school lists on RTE's Morning Ireland 4/12/18 Click here

College entry at historic high as State-funded schools raise bar - Irish Independent 4/12/18 Click here

In piece on reduced timetables on RTE's Drivetime programme, TUI position that many schools do not have the resources to offer a service that meets the needs of all students is stated - 26/11/18

Children on reduced timetables 'denied' education - Irish Times 16/11/18 Click here

Principals warn teacher shortage will worsen due to spike in student numbers - Irish Times 15/11/18 Click here

Shortage of secondary teachers 'to get worse' - Irish Independent 15/11/18 Click here

2,000 secondary teachers needed to keep up with boom, principals' leader warns - Irish Examiner 15/11/18 Click here

Teacher shortage 'a sticking plaster' says union - Irish Examiner - 9/11/18 Click here

Schools may be asked to share teachers to ease supply 'crisis' - Irish Times - 8/11/18 Click here

17 schools require works to reopen after midterm - Irish Examiner - 1/11/18 Click here

As primary teachers reject pay equality proposals, is there a real threat of strikes in schools? - RTE - 31/10/18 Click here

Primary teachers rejection of pay deal leaves Government in a difficult position - Irish Times 30/10/18 Click here

Primary school teachers reject Government pay proposals - Irish Times 30/10/18 Click here

TUI narrowly votes to accept new entrant pay deal in first ballot from teachers - Irish Independent 26/10/18 Click here

TUI members accept proposals to end two-tier pay system for teachers - Irish Times 25/10/18 Click here

RTE’s Nine O’ Clock bulletin, which noted the union’s position that the accepted proposal did not represent pay equality and that recruitment and retention problems would continue in schools - 25/10/18


TUI members accept new entrant pay proposal - RTE 25/10/18 Click here

Report finds Ireland's school principals among best paid in Europe - Irish Examiner 14/10/18 Click here

Second level teachers to vote on two-tier pay proposal - Irish Times 13/10/18 Click here

A teacher's take on Budget 2019 - TUI member David Waters in Irish Times 9/10/18 Click here

President of the Teacher’s Union of Ireland Seamus Lahart says students, schools and teachers will suffer if action is not taken to address the recruitment and retention crisis - article by TUI President in thejournal.ie 28/9/18 Click here

State Examinations Commission to consider impact of exam appeal ruling - Irish Examiner 28/9/18 Click here

Future college places at risk without action on funding, statement warns - Irish Examiner 27/9/18 Click here

Nurse unions recommend members reject pay plan - Irish Examiner 27/9/18 Click here

Hospital chaos as nurses warn of strikes over pay - Irish Independent 27/9/18 Click here

TUI to ballot members on pay deal proposals - Irish Times 26/9/18 Click here

Teacher strikes possible for pay restoration - Irish Examiner 26/9/18 Click here

Strike threat as public sector workers lash out at €3,300 deal without back pay - Irish Independent 25/9/18 Click here

Deal can only postpone outbreak of hostilities - Irish Independent 25/9/18 Click here

Government announces new plan to tackle public service pay inequality - Newstalk 24/9/18 Click here

Government proposes deal to end two-tier public pay system - Irish Times 24/9/18 Click here

Government hopes ending two-tier pay system will prevent strikes - Irish Times 24/9/18 Click here

TUI member David Waters and TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann interviewed on new entrant pay issues on RTE's Six One News 24/9/18 (From around 16 mins) Click here

Teachers granted breastfeeding breaks extension - Irish Examiner 24/9/18 Click here

Lecturers at WIT and IT Carlow to take industrial action - RTE 18/9/18 Click here 

62,000 students to receive Junior Cert results - Irish Examiner 13/9/18 Click here

Thousands receive thier Junior Cert but mixed report card for education equality in Ireland - Irish Examiner 13/9/18 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart featuerd on several regional news bulletins, congratulating those students receiving thier Junior Cert results and encouraging them to stay to complete Senior Cycle - 13/9/18

Almost 50 students get top marks in Junior Cert - Irish Times 12/9/18 Click here

Irish classrooms among most overcrowded in developed world - Irish Times 12/9/18 Click here

Spending on education has not kept up with rising number of students - OECD - Irish Independent 11/9/18 Click here

Recruiting and retaining teachers - Letter to the editor by TUI President Seamus Lahart - Irish Times 6/9/18 Click here

70,000 teachers may strike in push to restore pay - Irish Examiner 6/9/18 Click here

Teacher unions criticise slow pace of pay talks - RTE 5/9/18 Click here

Bruton and schools in stand-off on religion - Irish Independent 1/9/18 Click here

Pay pressures set to come to a head in build-up to Budget - Irish Times 31/8/18 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart discussed his priorities for his Presidency of TUI on Tipp FM's Tipp Today programme. Pay discrimination was identified as the key issue for the months ahead - Tipp FM 30/8/18

Teacher union: Slump in LCA numbers a result of cutbacks - Irish Examiner 15/8/18 Click here

TUI President Seamus Lahart comments on Leaving Cert results on a number of local stations including Tipp FM, Limerick 95 FM, LMFM, Red FM, Galway Bay FM, South East Radio FM, WLR FM, Clare FM and Northern Sound 15/8/16

TUI reaction to Leaving Cert in Evening Echo 15/8/18 Click here

Leaving Cert not a final desination - Radio Nova 15/8/16 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses value of the Leaving Certificate on Today FM's Last Word programme 8/8/18 Click here (from around 2 minutes into that date's show)

New TUI President says we're losing teachers due to poor pay - Tipp FM 26/7/18 Click here

Letter in Irish Times from TUI President Seamus Lahart on recruitment issues and pay discrimination - Irish Times 25/7/18 Click here

Teacher unions to be consulted on solving recruitment problems - Irish Examiner 25/7/18 Click here

TUI's new Tipperary President Seamus Lahart says injustice of pay inequality must end - The Nationalist 24/7/18 Click here

TUI General Secretary John MacGabhann discusses hugely negative effects of pay discrimination on teacher recruitment and retention on RTE's Drivetime programme - 23/7/18 Click here (from around 1.09.30)

***Over the course of the 2018 State Examinations, TUI subject representatives offered expert advice and analysis to the national media***


Teachers want 30% pay rise for correcting State exams - Irish Times 22/6/18 Click here

Reforms needed to tackle Leaving Cert anxiety, say principals - Irish Times 6/6/18 Click here

And they're off.... over 121,000 Leaving and Junior Cert students begin exams today - Irish Independent 6/6/18 Click here

Dundalk IT lecturers protest over pay inequality - Dundalk Democrat 27/5/18 Click here

TUI protests over two-tier pay system - RTE 24/5/18 Click here

TUI holding lunchtime protests to support pay equality campaign - Highland Radio 24/5/18 Click here

Teachers protest over equal pay - FM104 24/5/18 Click here

Mullingar teachers hold protest to highlight pay inequality - Westmeath Examiner 24/5/18 Click here

Teachers warn they may strike if progress not made on pay equality - Irish Examiner 24/5/18 Click here

Teachers protest over two-tier pay system in schools - Irish Times 24/518 Click here

TUI teachers to stage lunchtime protests outside up to 50 schools around Cork - RED FM 24/5/18 Click here

Kerry TUI members to hold lunchtime protests - Radio Kerry 24/5/18 Click here

Teachers due to protest over pay today outside Maynooth campus - Leinster Leader 24/5/18 Click here

Lecturers to take action over 'unsustainable' burden of work - Irish Times 19/4/18 Click here

Annual Congress 2018 - media coverage

Over the course of Annual Congress 2018, TUI received considerable media coverage.

In advance of the conference, the findings of a survey of post-2011 teachers were released, which showed the significant damage that pay discrimination has inflicted on the morale of teachers. Also ahead of the conference, the union highlighted its national ballot of