Tuesday 20 February 2018

'What would we do here, if we were a real country?'

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

* Is the Irish education system failing our children?

I have to agree with Ruairi Quinn and our progressive educationalists: in language, at least, our schools are not producing citizens competent in English!

A recent example of this was when I questioned a "yoot" on why he was cycling the wrong way up a one-way street, on the narrow footpath, at speed.

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