Person: Pat Cahill
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Longford County Board have moved quickly to keep Glenn Ryan in charge of the county's senior footballers for a fourth year.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
LONGFORD GAA chiefs have cited a lack of available players as the reasoning behind their decision to pull out of the Leinster U21HC.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2009
AFTER the recent murder of the two Polish men in Dublin, a Polish journalist was asked what the difference was between Polish and Irish society?
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
JUSTICE Minister Brian Lenihan recently stated that the Government would not become complacent about killings in the face of gangland crimes, but would redouble efforts to deal with drugs and the abuse of alcohol which were the cause of many of the problems.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2007
STATISTICS have shown that alcohol and drug consumption among Irish youth rose steadily throughout the 1990s and that Ireland currently has one of the most alcohol and drug experienced youth populations in the EU.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2007
RECENT statistics have shown that alcohol and drug consumption by young people rose steadily throughout the 1990s and that Ireland has one of the most alcohol and drug experienced youth populations in the EU.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2007
The Christian Brothers were left with no option but to close a long-established primary school in Dublin, it was claimed tonight.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2006
WHY did the Minister for Education and Science, Mary Hanafin, establish a task force on discipline in schools? The answer is because there is a crisis in discipline.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2006
RECENT statistics and reports show that binge drinking is an increasing problem especially among the young in Ireland.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2006
A GENERAL secretary could be in place at the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) within weeks as the position is being advertised in newspapers this week.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2005
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland is set to appoint a general secretary, more than a year after Charlie Lennon resigned from the job.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2005
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland has taken a major step towards putting its turbulent past behind by accepting a critical report on relations between staff and the elected officers.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2004
THE role of elected officers in the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) should be defined more clearly and grievance procedures reviewed, according to a review of industrial relations at the union’s head office.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2004
Brendan Nevin, director of strategy and marketing with Bank of Ireland, has been elected chairman of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2004
THE growth of private schools could be halted if the State stopped paying the salaries of their teachers, it was claimed yesterday.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2004
The growth of private schools could be halted if the state stopped paying the salaries of their teachers, it was claimed today.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2004
THE Parents’ Associations of Community and Comprehensive Schools (PACCS) endorses ASTI president Pat Cahill’s argument that exam result league tables will help nobody, but will hurt weaker students most.
Mon, 05 Jul, 2004
About 119,000 students begin the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exams today in 4,600 centres across the country.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2004
THE timetable for the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exams should be extended to ease pressure on students, the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) said last night.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2004
MONEY being traced by tribunals and earned from offshore accounts could be spent on education to help tackle binge drinking and drug taking by young people, Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland president Pat Cahill said last night.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2004
Education Minister Noel Dempsey is likely to receive a frosty reception when he appears at the three main teaching union conferences this week.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2004
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has reversed last week’s decision not to allow Education Minister Noel Dempsey attend their annual convention.
Thu, 08 Apr, 2004
PARENTS will be able to choose the best schools for their children after Education Minister Noel Dempsey cleared the way for the publication of league tables.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2004
THE Government should do more to increase awareness about the problem of binge drinking among teenagers, the head of a teachers union said last night.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2004
Secondary school teachers are demanding action on binge drinking among teenagers.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2004
EDUCATION Minister Noel Dempsey has been criticised by teachers' unions for starting another consultation process on the education system instead of acting on past reviews.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2004
THREE students in a southside Dublin school have been suspended for distributing pornographic images on picture phones.
Mon, 12 Jan, 2004
THREE students in a southside Dublin school have been suspended for distributing pornographic images on their picture phones.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2004
The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) has responded with anger to a proposed inspection blitz by Education Minister Noel Dempsey aimed at ensuring schools do not close early for Christmas.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2003
THE majority of teachers will now have to spend more than 40 years in over-crowded classrooms because of changes to the retirement age in the budget, unions claimed last night.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2003
ASTI, the secondary school teachers’ union, has backed a €200,000 settlement with its general secretary, Charlie Lennon.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2003
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland was in further turmoil last night after the leadership rejected Labour Court recommendations to get its house in order over relations with staff.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2003
PARENTS will face increased financial demands from schools because of inadequate increases in direct funding from Government, teachers and the Opposition said last night.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2003
LESS than half the country’s second- level schools have decided to teach a revised science course which caused a major dispute between a teachers’ union and the Government.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2003
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland failed to show up for a Labour Court hearing yesterday.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2003
THE Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland has lifted its ban on a new Junior Certificate science course, after being told it breached the social partnership agreement.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2003
MORE and more pupils are arriving in class unfit for school due to drinking and drug-taking, a teachers’ union president warned yesterday.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2003
IRELAND’S binge drinking culture must be tackled in schools, to discourage young people from developing dangerous habits with alcohol and drugs, a teachers leader said last night.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2003
SENIOR figures in the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) are angry that internal problems are stopping the union from carrying out important business on behalf of members.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2003
ASTI General Secretary Charlie Lennon has vowed to face down his opponents when a debate on his continued leadership takes place at a special meeting scheduled for next month.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2003
Sat, 20 Sep, 2003
IF the weather hadn’t been so good over the summer months, Bertie Ahern would have been blamed for that as well. Frankly, given the series of intemperate personal and political attacks to which he has been subjected to over the summer months, it is surprising the Taoiseach’s approval ratings are not even worse.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2003
YOUR editorial of Saturday (September 13) quite rightly takes ASTI leader Pat Cahill to task for his outlandish performance on the Marion Finucane programme last week.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2003