The @Education_Ire account is operated and managed by the Department of Education & Skills Press Office staff.
If you follow @Education_Ire, you can expect tweets, photos and videos related to the Department’s activities about:
- Ministerial engagements and Departmental events
- Press releases and media events
- Speeches and statements
- New website content, such as circulars, reports and statistics
- Education matters in the Houses of the Oireachtas
- Other practical information on services available through the Department and its agencies
Following and Retweets
Twitter accounts followed by, and content retweeted by, @Education_Ire does not imply any endorsement of tweets, organisations or individuals. If you follow @Education_Ire, we will not automatically follow you. This is to help our followers identify other twitter accounts that we are following such as other state agencies and other departments.
@Messages and Direct Messages
@Education_Ire is an effective ‘broadcast’ tool to share information with people who are interested in education. Unfortunately, we cannot provide replies or other feedback to our followers.
Sending a message via twitter is not considered as contacting the Department for official purposes, such contact should be made through our business units, available on our website - Contact Us. You can also email the Department at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not include personal/private information if you tweet @Education_Ire.
@Education_Ire operates during normal office hours from Monday to Friday, but may also operate outside of these hours on a discretionary basis. Unfortunately, Twitter is not always available - this Twitter downtime is beyond the Department’s control.