Quotes of the week
"It's not for nothing that the TUI is known as USI for grown-ups."
John Walshe, Education correspondent of the Irish Independent.
"Irish teachers are well paid. Despite the cuts they're paid 20 per cent more than their counterparts in the UK. They teach one of the shortest school years in the world. They have 21 days of undocumented sick leave. So they're a pampered group and they really are behaving like spoiled children."