Quinn shouted down at INTO conference

Education minister Ruairi Quinn was shouted down during his speech at the Irish National Teachers Organisation's annual conference in Cork.

2nd April, 2013
Education minister Ruairi Quinn.

Education minister Ruairi Quinn was shouted down during his speech at the Irish National Teachers Organisation's annual conference in Cork.

Ruairí Quinn was shown red cards by delegates after he called on INTO members to accept the Croke Park II proposals and asked teachers to be brave and consider the schools of the future, the Irish Examiner reported on its website.

"I am acutely aware that these proposals are very challenging for your members,”...

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