The art of burying political bad news

The art of burying political bad news
Ruairi Quinn, former education minister, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Picture: Photocall

Report on small rural schools was buried because it feared the political consequences.

A former adviser to Labour education minister Ruairi Quinn has revealed how Fine Gael insisted that a value-for-money report on small rural schools was buried because it feared the political consequences.

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