Additional teachers allowances costing State over €500 million per year

Additional teachers allowances costing State over €500 million per year

It has emerged that additional teacher's allowances are costing the State over €500 million per year.

The figures were obtained by Fine Gael TD, Jim Daly, after he submitted a Parliamentary Question to the Department of Education.

Some of the allowances which teachers can get, on top of their salary, include teaching in a Gaeltacht area, teaching through Irish or for doing supervision yard duties.

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