Press Releases

The media-room highlights the latest media releases from the Irish Second-Level Studens' Union. We endeavour update our press releases online, wherever possible. If you would like to contact ISSU for media comment email communications@issu.ie or call us on 01 443 4461

Minister David Stanton T.D. Launches the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union’s Charter for Inclusive Schools:March 23, 2017

Best of luck in your exams:June 8, 2016

Press Statement: Re-introduction of guidance counsellors:May 16, 2016

Press Statement: Education Reform must be a key focus under Minister Richard Bruton:May 6, 2016

Press Statement: Mental Health Funds:April 20, 2016

Irish organisations back new second-level education initiative.:February 12, 2015

CLOSING OF SCHOOLS MUST STOP:January 22, 2015

Vote at 16:January 15, 2015

Students Locked Out:December 1, 2014

STUDENTS SCAPEGOATED… again:November 14, 2014

Parents and students united in support for Junior Cycle:November 12, 2014

Kilkenny Student Brendan Power Elected to European Students’ Board:August 14, 2014

Well done on your results!:August 13, 2014

Students’ Union welcomes new Minister for Education:July 11, 2014

Statement on the Resignation of Ruairí Quinn as Minister for Education and Skills:July 2, 2014

Irish Second-Level Students’ Union Launches 2014 Exam Blog:June 3, 2014

Minister Quinn welcomes report on Transition Year compiled by the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union:May 27, 2014

Irish Second-level Students’ Union Welcomes Preservation of Pupil-Teacher Ratio:October 16, 2013

Second-Level Students’ Union Calls for Further Talks to Avert Strike Action:September 23, 2013

ISSU Welcomes New Anti-Bullying Procedures:September 17, 2013

CSPE Action Project Initiative : Express Yourself! Young People Promoting Human Rights in Ireland:September 12, 2013

ISSU Congratulates Students on their Junior Cert Results 2013:September 11, 2013

NATIONAL STUDENT BODIES & TRADE UNIONS JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE YOUTH JOBS CRISIS:September 9, 2013

2013 CAO offers:August 19, 2013

Well done on your results!:August 14, 2013

Minister Ruairi Quinn to Address Irish Second-Level Students’ Union AGM:March 26, 2013

Irish Second-Level Students’ Union Welcomes Pilot Admissions Programme in Trinity College:January 14, 2013

School League Tables 2012:November 22, 2012

New Junior Cycle Puts Students at its Heart:October 4, 2012

ISSU Congratulates Students on their Junior Cert Results:September 19, 2012

Take stock and plan for your future. Bonus points certainly add up:August 20, 2012

Well done on your results!:August 15, 2012

Students Welcome Educate Together as a Second-Level School Patron:July 25, 2012

Think of the Students. It’s real life, not just a timetable:June 13, 2012

ISSU Calls for Increased Security Measures in Wake of Leaving Certificate Security Breach:June 8, 2012

State Examinations 2012:June 5, 2012

Equal access and opportunity to progress your education is a right, not a privilege.:May 16, 2012

New iConnect Card ‘Means Big Savings for Students’:January 29, 2012

Minister Quinn welcomes Second Level Students’ Union proposals on naming the reformed junior cycle awards:December 29, 2011

ISSU concerned about second-level teacher cuts:December 5, 2011

NEW JUNIOR CERT IN THE HANDS OF STUDENTS:November 8, 2011

IT’S NOT THE LEAVING. ONLY THE BEGINNING:August 17, 2011

CAO can’t defend high charges:August 15, 2011

Your World – Your Say:November 17, 2010

Protect our Education. Protect our Future.:November 3, 2010

Another year – another systems failure RE: CAO 2010:August 23, 2010

Finally…. some signs of democracy and transparency:July 28, 2010

As we say, “curtains” to another year of second-level State Examinations:June 25, 2010

Examiners Need to Go Back to the Classroom:June 21, 2010

ISSU Condemns Cheating During State Examinations:June 15, 2010

State Examinations 2010:June 8, 2010

Students welcome Minister’s ‘Clear Signal’ – the proof will be in the pudding:April 7, 2010

“Times change, let’s move with them. We’re ready are you?”:March 1, 2010

“Is anybody going to listen?”:February 24, 2010

Students will suffer the most: “Tread softly because you tread on my dreams”:February 23, 2010

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