Friday 22 September 2017

David Quinn: High standards aren't easy or popular but we need them

This is a country that has been at war with high standards for a long time now. Three seemingly unconnected stories this week demonstrated that in full.

The first is a story this newspaper ran on its front page a few days ago, namely 'Doctors blamed for the rise of superbugs'.

The second is our impending exit from the bailout and the third is the proposed dumbing-down of the Junior Certificate.

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