Green light for preschool service at Clooney NS

The Department of Education’s approval of the provision of a preschool at Clooney National School has been welcomed by Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara.

Over 500 Ukrainian children now enrolled in Clare schools

The Department of Education can confirm that  6,797 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland.

LIVE UPDATES – Status Yellow snow and ice warning...

Met Éireann has issued Status Orange wind warning for Co Clare for Friday as well as a Status Yellow rain and snow alert and Status Red marine weather weather for coastal areas.

Minister confirms arrangements for State Exams

Following a Government decision today, Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced extensive changes to the state examinations for 2022.

€1.6m for Clare schools under Summer Works Programme

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has has announced funding of €1.6 million for the approval of 19 projects across Clare under the Department’s 2022 Summer Works Scheme. 

Now is the time to tackle large class sizes...

Sinn Féin TD for Co. Clare, Deputy Violet-Anne Wynne has called on the Minister for Education to urgently tackle large class sizes, as figures released to the party show there are over 2,500 classes across the country with over 30 kids. 

Leaving Cert results to issue on September 3rd

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today announced that Leaving Certificate results for 2021 are expected to issue directly to candidates through the Candidate Self Service Portal on Friday 3 September.

Early Childhood Education programme applications open

Early childhood practitioners in Co. Clare and beyond who are currently active in the field of Early Childhood Education – as well as those considering a career in the sector – are being addressed by Hibernia College with the launch of a Bachelor of Education (Honours) Early Childhood Education programme for which applications are open until May 12th next.

McNamara presses Minister on school bus refunds

The Minister for Education has said her department would review the possibility of issuing school transport refunds to parents.