Tuesday 28 March 2017

Video: 'This was not a troika call, it was the Government's'

MORE than 2,000 teachers have protested at the Dail over government cutbacks to education and cuts to their pay.

The teachers and many students of teaching rallied on Kildare Street to protest about cuts to their salaries.

in 2011, salaries for new teachers were cut by 13pc and those appointed after January 31 this year faced a further 20pc drop in pay due to the abolition of qualification allowances.

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