Angry exchanges at ASTI conference in Killarney

There have been angry exchanges at the ASTI conference in Killarney where teachers are debating a motion on pay.

The three teachers’ unions are in agreement on the need for equal pay for equal work, but the ASTI is alone outside the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

That means they’ve not received recent incremental payments, or those for supervision and substitution.

Richard Terry from Fermoy was reprimanded for speaking too long, when he said the ASTI is not working on behalf of Lower Paid Teachers: