Sunday 30 April 2017

Peter Cassells: We owe it to our young population not to squabble over options

'I believe there is a big opportunity for this country. We have a very
young population, the envy of many other countries, and we shouldn’t squabble over the options. We should work together in a
problem-solving way to get the best and fairest result.' Stock Image: PA
'I believe there is a big opportunity for this country. We have a very young population, the envy of many other countries, and we shouldn’t squabble over the options. We should work together in a problem-solving way to get the best and fairest result.' Stock Image: PA

Peter Cassells

A crucial element of this report relates to access. It should be said that nobody in my immediate family went to third-level education.

Yet almost everybody in the next generation of my extended family have gone on to third level.

So there's been a huge revolution there - but we need to ensure that extends to all areas.

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