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Regional Conference 2017

Saturday, 21 October 2017

The Hogan Suite, Croke Park, Dublin 1

10.30 a.m. Registration/Tea and coffee
11.00 a.m. Briefing on current issues for all delegates to Regional Conference : Sheila Nunan, General Secretary
12.00 p.m Regional Conference on Droichead
1.00 p.m. Conference closes

Motion

Congress:

  1. demands that participation in PST must be properly resourced, funded and remunerated; and
  2. instructs the CEC to ballot all members, within the next school calendar month, on a directive not to participate in, or cooperate with, Droichead or any form of probation/induction as part of the Teaching Council registration process unless and until appropriate resourcing and remuneration is agreed.

District 14, District 12, District 15, District 8, District 4, District 13, District 9

Lunch will be served for delegates following the conference.

The purpose of the Regional Conference is to discuss a motion on Droichead submitted by a number of district committees and decided by Standing Orders. The Regional Conference – convened on the requisition of the specified number of district committees under Rule 20 – is to consider a matter relevant to members in the Republic of Ireland and will therefore, under Rule, be a Regional Conference. A Regional Conference under Rule 21 has the power of Congress to make binding decisions in the same manner as Congress.

Information for Branch Secretaries re late/substitute delegates

Late/substitute delegates must be registered by Thursday, 19 October. To register a late/substitute delegate, branch secretaries must send the name and INTO membership number of the delegate(s) to scampbell@into.ie. In the case of substitute delegates, please include the details of the delegate who cannot attend the conference.

Packs for late/substitute delegates will not be posted but will be available for collection from the INTO desk at Croke Park on the day of the conference. Substitute delegates must be signed in by their branch secretary at the INTO desk in Croke Park on the day of the Conference.

Getting to Croke Park

Dublin Bus

There are frequent accessible Dublin Bus services from all over Dublin. Some routes operate close to Croke Park and many others will get you to the city centre, from where the stadium is a 15 minute walk. For further information on Dublin Bus routes see here

Nationwide bus services

There are many nationwide bus services that will bring you to Busáras, Store Street, Dublin 1, a 15 minute walk from Croke Park. For more information see www.buseireann.ie.

Rail

Iarnród Éireann provides travel services for anyone travelling to Croke Park from locations around the country. For further information visit www.irishrail.ie.

Car Parking

There are a number of parking spaces available at Croke Park. For more information click here.