Annual Congress 2022

INTO Annual Congress is held at Easter and is the supreme governing body of the Organisation. Organisation policy is determined by Annual Congress or by Special Congresses which are called from time to time. Branches, Districts, CEC, BFC and NC are entitled to submit motions for consideration at Annual Congress.

INTO Annual Congress 2022 was held in the INEC, Killarney, Monday 18 April – Wednesday 20 April, 2022.

Minister for Education’s speech and General Secretary’s response

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Previous Congress documents

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Congress Agenda

First Report of the Standing Orders Committee – Congress 2022
The Standing Orders Committee recommends the following arrangements for Congress 2022:


Monday, 18 April 2022 Tuesday, 19 April 2022 (continued)
President declares Congress open 14.00 Public Session
Public Session 14.05 Motions Part 1 10.20
Ratification of tellers
Declaration of election results 14.10 Lunch break 13.00
Address by Cllr Marie Moloney, Mayor of Killarney Municipal Area 14.15 Public Session
Introduction of guests by the INTO President 14.20 Report of the Education Committee 14.00
President’s address 14.25 Report of the Equality Committee 14.10
Reply on behalf of guests and fraternal guests by Susan Flocken, European Director ETUCE 15.00 Report of the Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Committee 14.20
Motions Part 1 14.30
Coffee break  15.15
Private Session
Private Session for Delegates only Motions Part 2 15.30
Standing Orders Report 15.30 Congress adjourns 16.30
Comhar Linn Representative 15.50
Retired Teachers’ Association of Ireland 16.00 Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Financial Reports 16.10 Public Session
Report of the Accounts Committee 16.45 Motions Part 1 09.00
Report of the Benefit Funds Committee 16.55 Address by Laura Bambrick,
Head of Social Policy and
Employment Affairs, ICTU
Report of the CEC and questions 17.05 Coffee break  11.00
Northern Committee Report – noting 18.50
Motions Part 2 19.00 Private Session
Congress adjourns 20.00 Motions Part 2 11.20
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 Public Session
Public Session 09.00 Motions Part 1 12.00
INTO President welcomes delegates
Address by Minister for Education                                    Reply by General Secretary
Commencement of closing session 14.00
Coffee break  10.00 Close of Congress 15.00