The top four things you need to know – Thursday April 13th
The TUI president says the Government seems to lack the imagination needed to tackle the teacher supply crisis.
Liz Farrell made the comments to Education Minister Norma Foley during a speech on day-two of the union’s annual conference in the city.
Delegates heard that teacher morale is getting worse due to the lack of qualified teachers which is in turn being created by the lack of affordable housing and childcare as well as other factors.
Joe Biden’s visit to Ireland continues this morning with the focus on Dublin.
Last night crowds braved the rain in Dundalk for a sighting of the US President.
The operator of the NCT says it’s recruited more than 50 additional inspectors from the Philippines.
They’re due to start training next month, as part of efforts to clear the current backlog.
The next available date offered at some test centres isn’t until December.
Tik Tok and Meta have both declined invitations to talk to the Oireachtas Media Committee, while Twitter was also invited but failed to respond.
The committee asked social media companies to come in next Wednesday.
The aim was to discuss future plans and the long-term vision for the sector