Sunday 24 September 2017

Fergus O'Dowd: FAS is not a 'legacy issue' -- it's happening right now

Fergus O'Dowd

ANOTHER day, another scandal in FAS. Hundreds of trainees who took part in some privately run FAS courses have been left in limbo with no pass certificate. They may even have to sit the same course again.

With unemployment at record levels and the economy in a shambles, this is a disgrace.

Further revelations that the Government hasn't applied for EU funding for FAS at this critical moment in the history of the State shows that something is seriously rotten.

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