MÍCHEÁL MARTIN HAS SOME NECK. I tackled him today about the abuse of student nurses – 13 hour shifts, emptying bed pans, bathing and caring for people who can’t care for themselves – hard work! “SHOULD N’T HAPPEN” he says, all shocked and angry. Too right it shouldn’t! But it does. AND ON HIS WATCH. What bloody snakes we have in government; pretend outrage, blame someone else, and suggest the claims are unfounded. That the best you can do Taoiseach?

Tagged with: , , , ,

I spoke today on the language Bill, as Gaelige, but I also made a plea for the campaign, as Bearla, that People Before Profit Cllr Hazel De Nortúin, have been a prime mover in. Hazel has succeeded in getting a Naíonara opened in Ballyfermot, but we need proper #gaelscoileanna for D10 and D12, that have none. Though this is a Dept of Education issue I called on Catherine Martin the Minister for the Irish language to support our campaign.

Tagged with: , ,

Special Needs Assistants do amazing work. The challenges of helping children with special needs through school, are immense. But these skilled, essential workers are undermined, underpaid and undervalued by the very organisation that should cherish them – the Department of Education itself.

Tagged with: , , ,

Special Needs Assistants do amazing work. The challenges of helping children with special needs through school, are immense. But these skilled, essential workers are undermined, underpaid and undervalued by the very organisation that should cherish them – the Department of Education itself.

Tagged with: , ,