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# summer-school - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning

Feb 24th 2021, 8:18 AM 24,956 Views 68 Comments

Johnson pledged an extra £400 million of funding as part of the Government’s catch-up programme.

# summer-school - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy
# New Session
# New Session

MacGill Summer School to hold session on why it hasn't embraced gender balance following controversy

Jun 20th 2018, 8:23 PM 12,303 Views 48 Comments

The Director of MacGill said, “We are determined to do all that we can to redress this imbalance”.

'I tried my best - obviously my best is not good enough': MacGill Summer School founder on gender balance criticism
# Joe Mulholland
# Joe Mulholland

'I tried my best - obviously my best is not good enough': MacGill Summer School founder on gender balance criticism

Jun 20th 2018, 11:36 AM 24,032 Views 106 Comments

Two Social Democrats TDs have pulled out of the festival in the wake of criticism of the event’s gender balance. We spoke to its founder, Joe Mulholland.

# summer-school - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school
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# Gormanstown

Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school

Aug 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 20,919 Views 21 Comments

Learning how to rear a queen bee and honey samples – here’s a quick flavour of beekeeping school.

# summer-school - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Top civil servant: Public sector workers who don't perform should 'of course' be sacked
# MacGill
# MacGill

Top civil servant: Public sector workers who don't perform should 'of course' be sacked

Jul 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,204 Views 80 Comments

Senior civil servant Robert Watt called for a debate on making it easier to sack public sector workers at the MacGill Summer School yesterday.

# summer-school - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget
# MacGill
# MacGill

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:21 PM 7,874 Views 22 Comments

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

# summer-school - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'
# MacGill
# MacGill

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:52 PM 7,469 Views 13 Comments

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'
# MacGill
# MacGill

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:25 PM 14,972 Views 94 Comments

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

# summer-school - Monday 21 July, 2014

Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards
# MacGill
# MacGill

Michael McDowell doesn't think much of the government's plans to reform the guards

Jul 21st 2014, 10:45 PM 16,150 Views 61 Comments

The former justice minister has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties tonight.

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw
# Frankly Speaking
# Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

Jul 21st 2014, 7:04 PM 11,575 Views 36 Comments

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal
# Make It Stop
# Make It Stop

It may be all over, but they're still talking about the Garth Brooks saga in Donegal

Jul 21st 2014, 1:07 PM 16,557 Views 26 Comments

The MacGill Summer School heard a bit of Garth chat this morning…

'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them'
# MacGill
# MacGill

'A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them'

Jul 21st 2014, 12:27 PM 5,238 Views 16 Comments

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing how to restore trust and credibility in our institutions.

# summer-school - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Whistleblower John Wilson to speak at Sinn Féin summer school

Jun 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,328 Views 66 Comments

Journalist Gemma O’Doherty, Marian Kelly — a survivor of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, and comedian PJ Gallagher are also speaking at the event.

# summer-school - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Sinn Féin thinks a Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition is a good idea
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Sinn Féin thinks a Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition is a good idea

Aug 8th 2013, 6:08 PM 8,950 Views 81 Comments

Former minister Mary O’Rourke has suggested that the two parties should put aside their historic differences and unite after the next election.

# summer-school - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School
# Talk It Out
# Talk It Out

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 2,452 Views 15 Comments

Government ministers, journalists and academics will be speaking at the 32nd MacGill Summer School which starts tonight in Donegal.

# summer-school - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Burton: How many people have had benefits cut for not taking up jobs? Almost 900
# Welfare State
# Welfare State

Burton: How many people have had benefits cut for not taking up jobs? Almost 900

Jul 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 9,321 Views 83 Comments

In a strong speech about social welfare, the Minister gave the first major indication that Labour will strongly resist any big cuts to benefits in December’s Budget.