Friday 19 January 2018

Ian O'Doherty: Trial by language

The Department of Education and Skills (science having been dropped from the title, presumably to avoid offending thickos like me who can't tell a pipette from a Bunsen burner) has just issued a statement dealing with the prospect of removing the Catholic Church from some schools in certain areas.

They're trying a pilot scheme and, in the statement, they say that: "The Catholic Church authorities may now wish to trial the modalities by which the number of Catholic schools could be reduced.

Trial the modalities?

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