Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman stated that he understands that all primary school students will be returning by the 15th of March.
O’Gorman added that secondary school students who are not sitting their Leaving Cert will not be returning until after Easter.
Leaving Cert students along with primary school students up to second class will be returning by the 1st of March.
The returning of primary school students will be achieved in two phases:
Junior infants, senior infants, first and second class will return by the 1st of March while third to sixth class would return by March 15th.