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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Will Schools Close For An Extended Mid-Term?

Schools are due to close for mid-term break later this month, but could this be extended by an extra...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:34 PM - 9 Oct 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Will Schools Close For An Extended Mid-Term?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:34 PM - 9 Oct 2020

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Schools are due to close for mid-term break later this month, but could this be extended by an extra week?

The government is said to be considering this possibility to try to curb the spread of COVID-19, but the Department of Education says no decision has been taken.

Michael Gillespie, General Secretary of the Teachers Union of Ireland, health and medical journalist Danielle Barron and Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland, joined us to discuss this.

Will Schools Close For An Extended Mid-Term?

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