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May  26th,  2020

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team 26th May

Update from the National Public Health Emergency Team

May  25th,  2020

Minister McHugh announces online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opens on Tuesday 26 May

All Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students should register now on

May  22nd,  2020

Department of Education and Skills Statement

Following the publication of the Guidance for Schools on the Calculated Grades model for Leaving Certificate 2020, the Department of Education and Skills has engaged with both the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) and the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) regarding clarifications sought by their members.

May  17th,  2020

Taoiseach speaks to Commission President von der Leyen

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar spoke by phone this afternoon with European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen.

May  15th,  2020

Speech of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., Announcement of Phase 1, Friday 15 May 2020

Good evening. I want to talk to you again about the Coronavirus. I can confirm that it is safe to proceed with Phase 1 of our plan to ease the COVID-19 restrictions on Monday.

May  15th,  2020

Government approves moving to Phase 1 of easing Covid 19 restrictions

The Government has today (Friday) announced that we are on course to move to Phase 1 of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business from Monday May 18th.