Senator Alice-Mary Higgins speaking on Statements on Education in the Seanad

Senator Alice-Mary Higgns speaking on Statements onEducation in the Seanad. Addressing Minister for Education, Norma Foley, Senator Higgins highlighted class sizes, heath and safety for staff and students and fair treatment for third-lvel applicants who completed their Leaving Cert before 2020.

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Senator Higgins addresses Jean-Claude Junker European Commission President

In her address to Mr. Junker, Senator Higgins spoke passionately about the future of Europe, the realisation of the European pillar of social rights, the important work to be done on inclusion and peace-building and a true version of multilateralism. She also voiced the concerns of many across Europe about the increasing militarisation of the EU and its borders and the inclusion of investor state courts in EU trade agreements.