Media coverage

RTE Morning Ireland 9th April – interview with Maeve Hurrell and head of division Andy Pike ahead of Oireachtas education committee’s session on non-teaching staff.

Irish Independent Monday 11th FebruaryInterview with school secretary Maeve Hurrell: “You can’t put somebody at front-of-house for 28 years, then tell them they didn’t make the grade.”

Donegal Daily Monday 11th FebruarySchool secretary Kathleen O’Doherty: “All we want is parity and respect”

LMFM 95.8fm Thursday 7th February – Fórsa school secretary Maria Dunne (Chair, School Secretaries branch) spoke on the Michael Reade show with Labour Senator Ged Nash (listen from 1:03:30)

Near90.3fm Thursday 31st January – Lead organiser Joe O’Connor spoke to Johnny Holmes about the campaign:

RTE Radio One 17th January Senior general secretary designate Kevin Callinan and school secretary Maeve Hurrell spoke to Sean O’Rourke about the experience of school secretaries:

Irish Examiner 27th September 2018  – Michael Clifford writes: “Unlike teachers, school secretaries have precious little power in a system in which power talks and those without it must do without.”