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Mobile Phones To Be Banned From Primary Schools

Minister Norma Foley plans to bring her proposals to cabinet shortly.

A widespread smartphone ban across all primary schools in the country is being considered by the Education Minister.

Earlier this year primary schools in Greystones, Co Wicklow adopted a no-smartphone code.

Minister Norma Foley plans to bring her proposals to cabinet shortly.

But Alex Cooney, CEO and Co-Founder of Cyber Safe Kids, says schools already have smartphone bans in classrooms.

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