Dáil Issues

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Dáil Issues, Education, Local Issues

I  recently asked the Minister for Education and Science about the need to address the growing problem of school places in North County Dublin:

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills in view of the need for school
places highlighted in the North Area Development Plan of 2007, if he will
address the urgent needs of lack of adequate primary school accommodation to
deal with the needs of the community in Malahide.
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Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Education, Oral Questions

Clare asked Minister Quinn about access to mainstream education for children with Down’s Syndrome who are due to start school next September. Click on the link below to watch his response:



Clare speaking on the Private members motion brought by Finian McGrath TD to address the needs of children with Down’s Syndrome in the school system. Clare accuses the government of kicking this issue down the road at the detriment of children who need resources immediately.  Click on the link below to watch her contribution to the discussion:



Dáil Issues, Education, Oral Questions


Clare asked for clarification from the Minister for Education about enrollment fees at non fee paying schools.  You can watch the Minister’s reply on the link below: