Voluntary secondary and community & comprehensive school management may grant special leave to a teacher for up to five school days in a school year for any reason which they may consider sufficient. Substitute cover is not paid by the Department of Education.
How to Apply
Teachers must submit a written application to their employer (i.e. Board of Management/ Manager of their school).
Teachers and Special Needs Assistants - Terms and Conditions Unit,
Department of Education,
Phone: (090) 648 3734