IRISH GOVERNMENTReopening Primary and Special Schools Safely
Until a vaccine is developed for COVID-19, each community is going to need support in charting a path to safely and responsibly reopen schools crucial to the well-being and vitality of our communities. Our government will be with you every step of the way.
Covid 19 response plan
CLEANING OF THE SCHOOLS
SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Protecting your child from Coronavirus
A Word of Support
Leaving Certificate 2020
Leaving aside the exams, I am keenly aware of the disappointment that so many students feel about the way their time in school will finish. However, your time in secondary school, spanning over five years is what really matters. Hopefully, you will be equipped with self-awareness and critical thinking skills that you can carry with you into the real world. There are many historical examples of groundbreaking discoveries and timeless masterpieces that were born during times of adversity including Isaac Newton’s and William Shakespeare’s acclaimed achievements which emerged under quarantine conditions caused by a plague outbreak in the late 16th century!
It is the true excellence of the human spirit and endeavour to find new opportunities, new paths, and certainly to be of use to one another when the going gets tough.
Go raibh maith agat ó bhun mo chroí
- Anne Rabbitte
Current year leaving certificate results issued.
Round 1 offers available from 14:00 online, also issued by email and SMS text. Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a "Statement of Application' email.
Available place facility opens.
Round 1 acceptance closing date.
Primary schools may use 3 discretionary days to extend this break to a 5 day break, Monday 15th February 2021 to Friday 19th February 2021 unlsess changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.
Round 2 offers available online.
Where contingency arrangements are required to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures, a school authority may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 31st March 2021.
Round 2 acceptance closing date.
Our News & Announcements
Here you will find a snapshot of my work as Minister of State in Leinster House and updates on my constituency work.
Ministers Donnelly and Rabbitte announce €7.8m Sláintecare initiative to clear Assessment of Need backlog for children
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Disability Anne Rabbitte TD have today announced a new Sláintecare initiative clearing the backlog for children’s Assessment of Needs, and supporting the roll-out of Children’s...
Fianna Fail’s Anne Rabbitte has expressed her interest in taking up the role of Minister for Agriculture following the resignation of the Mayo TD Darragh Calleary from the position following the Golfgate controversy. Minister Rabbitte says the new Minister for...