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Conway welcomes the review on history as an optional subject

Clare Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, that a review is to be undertaken as to whether History should be an optional subject at Junior Cert level.

Conway welcomes new third level education bursary for students with sight loss

A new bursary programme for third level students who are blind or vision impaired was launched today, a Fine Gael Senator said. Senator Martin Conway said: “Young people who are blind or vision impaired have the same dreams as everyone else. But they face greater challenges in making them a reality.