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Geography – #LC2017 – Maeve Richardson

  Maeve Richardson – St. Annes Secondary School Tipperary Town Geography as per usual involved a lot of writing and very little time to think. It was a generally alright paper though. I was jumped straight to question one, well the second part, I had to wait on graph paper to do my sketch map! […]

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

DATE: 22.3.17 – 12pm Minister David Stanton T.D. Launches the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union’s Charter for Inclusive Schools The Minister with special responsibility for Equality, Integration and Immigration, David Stanton TD was on hand today to launch the ISSU Students’ Charter For Inclusive Schools. The launch took place in the Clock Tower Building in the Department of […]

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Women in Leadership- If She Can Do It, So Can I.

Sarah Harte is our ISSU Regional Officer for the West of Ireland. She was recently elected at our Regional Council in Galway this year. Here, Sarah shares her thoughts on women in leadership. As today is International Women’s Day, it is the perfect time to celebrate and highlight the importance of role models to young […]

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Meet Our Officers: Glen Kiely

  I am a 6th year student of St. Munchins’ College, Limerick. I am passionate about education and learning, student voice, photography and fitness. I was appointed as Education Officer in August, with the hope that I could address the problems facing second-level education in Ireland today. I ran for this position because I felt […]

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Meet Our Officers: Ellen O’Rourke

  Hi I’m Ellen and I’m International Officer. I’m from Dublin and recently sat my Leaving Cert in St Louis High School, Rathmines. Soon I’ll be starting European Studies in Trinity College; in the meantime, I’m very busy with ISSU! I ran for this post because I had such a good experience with student council […]

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Regional Councils

Imagine a series of events held all around the country that were entry free but filled with such valuable information. Imagine a day in your province where you could connect with students from all the counties around you and share stories and experiences. Imagine a day aimed at not only students on a schools’ student […]

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ISSU standing with LGBT students

The ISSU will be attending the Dublin Pride parade on June 28th. ISSU Equality Officer Alex Fogarty said; “Get behind all LGBT students in Ireland on June 28th by joining the ISSU at the Dublin LGBT Pride parade. This is a great opportunity to show solidarity with LGBT students from across Ireland.” For more info email campaigns@issu.ie

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Categories ISSU NewsMedia & Communications (Press Release)

CSPE Action Project Initiative : Express Yourself! Young People Promoting Human Rights in Ireland

IHRC invites CSPE students to submit human rights and equality images for national exhibition   Ensuring that everyone can live “equal in dignity and rights” is at the heart of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  Young people can play an active role in making this  principle a reality and in doing so help […]

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Categories ISSU NewsMedia & Communications (Press Release)

New Junior Cycle Puts Students at its Heart

ISSU welcomes details of Junior Cycle reform   The Irish Second-level Students’ Union (ISSU) warmly welcomes the details of Junior Cycle Reform which Minister Ruairi Quinn has announced today.   The changes which have been announced today will put the student at the centre of their own education, and go a long way to ensuring that […]

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