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Friday 3 September, 2021

Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Simon Harris: It's time to end the Leaving Cert points race in Ireland

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 4:30 PM 63,074 Views 84 Comments

The Minister for Further and Higher Education says the Leaving Cert is not the only avenue to an education.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one

Nov 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,438 Views 52 Comments

The Minister for Health says that the government must and will shoulder its responsibilities in this area.

Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Why it's a myth that Fine Gael only stands for the rich
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why it's a myth that Fine Gael only stands for the rich

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 282 Views 187 Comments

It is disappointing that the opposition are trying to undermine the benefits of a budget which is finally giving something back to every worker in the country, writes Minister Simon Harris.

Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Column: Politicians love talking about change, but it's time to go beyond words and abolish the Seanad
# Column
# Column

Column: Politicians love talking about change, but it's time to go beyond words and abolish the Seanad

Sep 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 14 Views 37 Comments

Ireland has seen dramatic change over the last five years; how can we credibly ask all other areas of the public sector to undergo radical reform if we, the body politic, aren’t willing to do the same? asks Simon Harris TD.