Board of Fás forced to step down for the second time in three years

The entire board of Fás has been asked to step down by education minister Ruairi Quinn.

11th May, 2013

The entire board of Fás has been asked to step down by education minister Ruairi Quinn. The board will not transfer as expected to Solas, the government's new further education and training authority, when it replaces Fás this summer.

This is the second time in three years that a minister has forced the board of the embattled state training agency to quit. Mary Coughlan, the former government minister, appointed a new...

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