The country is in administration. There will be more cuts to education. Quinn went back on his promise re third level fees.
Yet there is plenty of money for Healy Eames and 26 overpaid principals to go on a taxpayer junket to China for a week to learn about the culture.
What are we talking here, 4/5k a head maybe?
HEALY EAMES TO LEAD EDUCATION DELEGATION TO CHINA | Galway Bay FM | galwaynews.ieLocal Fine Gael Senator, Fidelma Healy Eames, is to lead a week long educational trip to China
The Senator and a delegation comprising twenty six educators, principals and deputy principals leave tomorrow morning
With Chinese being introduced to the junior cert in 2014 the purpose of the trip is to research the teaching and learning of the Chinese language and culture
Senator Healy Eames says it's important teachers understand the language and culture
How many Chinese people live in Ireland? Just as easily asked them about Chinese culture!