Education

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Education

Clare Daly TD has denounced the government and Labour Minister Ruairi Quinn’s failure to remove the cap on special needs staff for schools in the coming year. The move would essentially mean a 10% cut to services for children with Down syndrome, autism, visual, hearing and other disabilities.
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Dáil Work, Foreign Affairs, Leaders Questions

Clare criticises the Government and the media for their behaviour during the G8 summit and the visit of the Obama family to Ireland.

International, Women's Rights

by Jamison Maeda

Women’s rights advocates around the world following the case of “Beatriz,” the 22 year old woman in El Salvador, received reassuring news today. After 26 weeks of severe complications due to lupus and kidney failure, Beatriz was granted a Caesarean section.
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Dáil Issues, International

by Jamison Maeda

Edward Snowden exposed the existence of a US government data mining program called PRISM, and is being hailed by some as a hero. To them, he sacrificed his career and possibly his freedom to blow the whistle on the secret surveillance of innocent American citizens.  According to a recent Reuters survey, 31% of Americans polled think Snowden exposing the PRISM program makes him a patriot. However, 23% think he is a traitor and a defector and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Snowden himself told South China’s Morning Post that he is “neither traitor nor hero. I’m an American.”
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