Secondary School students and their teachers will have to wear face coverings when schools reopen

UPDATE: Reaction from the Teachers Union Of Ireland

The Education Minister says the new rule will apply in cases where the 2 metre social distancing rule cannot be adhered to.

102 million euro in funding has been issued to schools so far to cover the cost of minor works to create more space in classrooms and to install handwashing stations.

The Teachers' Union of Ireland's president, Martin Marjoram, welcomes the news. 


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