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Easter Holiday Deliveries

Please note that any order placed and paid for that you have not yet receievd will not be dispatched until after the School Easter Holidays finish on Monday 4th April. 

PDST Publications' method of delivery is via courier, so as the majority of schools will be unoccupied for Easter break we are deferring deliveries until afterwards, this prevents deliveries from being mislaid or stolen. 

If you require your PDST Publications before this time please contact Claire on 057 8672400 to arrange an alternative delivery address.  

How to order Oide publications

Oide Publications

Here you can purchase all the Primary and Post Primary Oide publications

How to order Oide publications

    • Use the Links above to go to the relevant publication section
    • Choose your publication and quantity then click "Add to Cart"
    • On Checkout - setup an account with your address details
    • Pay securely with Paypal or by Cheque (Payments are handled by Laois Education Support Centre)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I dont have a Paypal account - how can I pay
  • ANSWER: You dont need a paypal account to pay. You may use a Credit Card e.g Visa or Mastercard or a cheque made payable to Laois Education Centre.
  • How much is delivery?
  • ANSWER: Price includes delivery charge in the Republic of Ireland.
  • How long will it take to receive my order?
  • ANSWER: All books are currently being printed and will be shipped as soon as they are ready. You will be notified by email when they are dispatched on receipt of payment.
  • What is the cost of each book?
  • ANSWER: All books are individually priced. 

About Oide

Oide is a new support service for teachers and school leaders, funded by the Department of Education, formed from the integration of four existing support services and launched on September 1, 2023. Oide, as a new organisation, will harness the strengths of the existing support services, providing the same type of high-quality professional learning supports and services as provided by CSL, JCT, NIPT and PDST.

Read more …How to order Oide publications