2nd February 2018
Invitation to Branches/Districts to contribute to INTO's 150 celebrations
In 1868 – 150 years ago this year – a number of pre-existing local Teacher Associations came together to form the INTO. The Organisation has since grown to become Ireland’s largest, longest-established and only all-island teachers’ union.
To commemorate “INTO 150” a range of events have been organised. Below is a sample of them:
- Catherine Mahon Lecture
Talk on Catherine Mahon-first female president of INTO on Thursday 8th February at 8p.m. Club na Múinteoirí, 36 Parnell Square. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
INTO Education Research Bursaries are being increased for the “INTO 150” year to have five bursaries worth €3,000 each. The application process will be open in April with a closing date of 28 September, and winners to be announced at the Education Conference in November 2018.
- Commemorative Stamp
An Post’s Stamp Programme for 2018, approved by government, includes a stamp to mark “INTO 150”, to be available from 22 March.
- Annual Congress
April 2 – 4 2018: INTO Annual Congress Killarney: Special events to mark INTO 150.
- Ballymena Branch Celebration Dinnernnual Congress
Drinks reception at 6:30pm followed by a 4-course dinner. Adair Arms Hotel on Friday, 23 March 2018. Click here to see invitation flyer. (pdf)
“INTO 150” Cycle over 150 kilometres (Skibbereen to Glengarriff along the Wild Atlantic Way route) on Saturday 21 April 2018, with proceeds to Focus Ireland. A call for participants will be included in the January/February edition of InTouch. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.