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Principals feel they have been ‘abandoned’ by the Department of Education

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Kenneth Dennedy is the principal of Scoil Íosa in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photo: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Kenneth Dennedy is the principal of Scoil Íosa in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photo: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Kenneth Dennedy is the principal of Scoil Íosa in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photo: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

The chronic loss of tuition hours and the lack of substitute teachers is causing huge anxiety for school principals all over Ireland.

Unclear messaging from the Government and a general sense that the withdrawal of contact tracing in schools was premature adds to the burden of principals battling to keep schools open in unprecedented times.


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