Monday 11 December 2017

Irish junkets

In one of those linguistic manoeuvres beloved of bureaucrats, the agency replacing FAS is to be called 'Solas'; the Irish for 'junket', meanwhile, remains 'juncaed'.

Chinese burn

Primary school teachers are so 'uncomfortable' with homophobic bullying among young students that they require in-service training on how to confront the issue. Bullying is bullying, and should be treated accordingly. It's the height of foolishness to allow the terminologies or tactics deployed by the bullies to dictate the response.

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