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Traitor to Industrial Schools Stands down!

Education Minister Ruairi Quinn resigns as Cabinet minister

Published 02/07/2014|11:39

Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has announced his resignation as a Cabinet minister.

The Dublin South-East TD said he will not be running in the next general election.

Mr Quinn has confirmed he will be standing down as a Cabinet minister and doesn't want to be reconsidered for inclusion.

The Education Minister was expected to be dropped in the reshuffle in the coming weeks after Joan Burton becomes Labour Party leader and Tanaiste.

However, he has rejected suggestions he has jumped from the Cabinet before he was pushed by Joan Burton.

Contacts were made between Mr Quinn and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore’s office this morning.

Labour's chief whip Emmet Stagg paid tribute to Mr Quinn on RTE's News at One, and said the former Education Minister had completed "a lifetime of service" as a public representative for 40 years.

He said Mr Quinn was the first Minister for Finance that ever recorded a surplus while he served.

He disregarded as "nonsense" the notion that ageism is evident in the Labour Party. He said it's "a good sign" that a second tier of Labour party members are now emerging through the ranks.

Irish Independent

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Jan O'Sullivan @JanOSullivanTD  ·  Jul 11

I am honoured to accept the position of Minister of Education and Skills today. (pictured with my fellow Labour... 



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@JanOSullivanTD Staff Pensions of #Caranua will be paid from #StatutoryFundBill Account! What do Survivors get? NOTHING!


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@JanOSullivanTD #Caranua Broke the Law! Not One Resignation! or Prosecution? Did they even Read #StatutoryFundBill? 


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@JanOSullivanTD The Wages Bill for #Caranua Paid for By Survivors Funds #StatutoryFundBill More than Average #Redress 


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@JanOSullivanTD You can Read What #MaryHigginsCEO #Caranua thinks of #IndustrialSchool Survivors @  So Patronising!


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@JanOSullivanTD @EndaKennyTD and @RuairiQuinnTD IGNORED #IndustrialSchool Survivors On #StatutoryFundBill 


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@JanOSullivanTD Survivors of the #IndusdtrialSchools in the Coventry area also Against the #StatutroryFundBill Read @ 


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@JanOSullivanTD Munster Survivors Support Services Said NO to #StatutoryFundBill You can read that @ 


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@JanOSullivanTD MEMBERSHIP of Right Of Place Second Chance Said NO to the #StatutoryFundBill THEY IGNORED THEM! See 


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@JanOSullivanTD What did John Kelly say about #StatutoryFundBill? Read @ 


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@JanOSullivanTD Tom Hayes of Alliance states clearly his Group were against The #StatutoryFundBill you can read it @ 


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@JanOSullivanTD €80,000 Salaried #MaryHigginsCEO Flim Flam about #IndustrialSchools Survivors "New Friend" #CaraNua 


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