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No plans to extend school Christmas holidays despite calls

The Minister for Education Norma Foley has said that there are currently no plans to extend the Christmas school break.

Foley who was addressing an Oireachtas Committee on said that her Department has no plans to extend the break despite calls from the TUI and others.

The Education Minister who also said that her Department was following public health advice, also told the committee that she is conscious by the fact that students had already missed a number of days this year and was keen to avoid another scenario.

It is understood that Foley’s comments come after it was put forward that children finish on Friday December 18th rather than Tuesday December 22nd.

The call came as many believe that it would beneficial that students and teachers restricted their movements sooner before Christmas.

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