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'I'm jumping round the house delighted with myself' Mary O'Rourke welcomes history special status with the Junior Cert

Mary O'Rourke says she's 'jumping round the house delighted with myself' after Joe McHugh the education minister said that history will be given a special status as part of the junior cert.

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12.53 1 Oct 2019


'I'm jumping round the house delighted with myself' Mary O'Rourke welcomes history special status with the Junior Cert


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12.53 1 Oct 2019


Minister for Education Joe McHugh has gone against the advice of the National Council for Curriculum by pushing ahead with moves for History to be given a special status 

His decision means students will now be made study history at Junior Cert level. 

Former education minister Mary O’Rourke and welcomed the news.


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