Monday, 19th June 2017 “I welcome the news from my colleague in Government, Minister for Education Richard Bruton T.D., that Duleek Girls’ National School is to be provided with an ASD Unit. I congratulate the Principal, voluntary Board of Management, staff and parents for their hard work on behalf of the girls of Duleek and… Read More McEntee welcomes sanction of ASD Unit for Duleek
Monday, 19th June 2017 “I welcome the news that St. Mary’s School Moynalty is to benefit from the provision of digital speed safety signs with the aid of CLAR funding of €12,000. Fine Gael in Government is committed to supporting rural communities as much as possible, and this is good news for the village of… Read More St. Mary’s National School, Moynalty to receive funding for digital speed signs
Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 “My Fine Gael colleague in Government, the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton T.D. has today (Wednesday) announced that €47 Million would be provide by the Department of Education and Skills, through the summer works scheme, to provide for major improvements in primary and post primary schools. Of these… Read More McEntee: 18 Meath schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme
15.2.2017 National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health discusses the damage alcohol is doing to the mental health of our young people in the context of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Helen McEntee today (Wednesday) reiterated her support for the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. The Minister was… Read More Alcohol is having a devastating impact on our young people’s mental health – Minister McEntee
2.12.2016 Minister Mc Entee TD today launched a new booklet on mental health produced by the pupils of Coláiste Bríde Secondary school, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. The title of the new booklet is – “I am WORTH it.” The Student Council at the school realised some time ago the need for such a booklet, aimed… Read More Minister McEntee launches new Mental Health booklet for teenagers in Wexford.
18.11.2016 Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, held the first in a series of consultations with young people on youth mental health last night, November 17,th, in Facebook HQ. This was as part of her commitment to ensuring that the voices of children and young people are at the… Read More Minister Helen McEntee holds first consultation with young people for National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health
“Further to my statement today welcoming Minister Richard Bruton’s new Action Plan for Education this week, I want to also welcome the news this afternoon Friday of agreement on a new pay deal for young teachers between the Department of Education the TUI and the INTO. Ambitious plans require high quality and happy staff to… Read More McEntee welcomes young teachers pay deal