Thursday 22 February 2018

Leaving school

•Today is a big day for more than 50,000 of our young people who sat the Leaving Certificate.

Can I take this opportunity to congratulate them all, and to remind them that their whole life is still ahead of them, whatever the result.

As a mother of three who has raised six children and had a successful career outside the home for more than four decades -- despite never finishing school -- I would like to say well done to you all.

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