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Launch of new Irish primary

August 27, 2012

GUEST speakers from the Irish language community will be present at the official launch of a new Irish Medium primary school in Cookstown this Thursday night.

Gaelscoil Eoghain, in Chapel Street, will open its doors to pupils on Monday, September 3, after Education Minister, John O’Dowd, granted approval for the school to be fully recognised and funded by his Department.

The launch event will take place on Thursday at 7.30pm at the Glenavon Hotel in the town.

Speakers will include Pilib Ó Ruanaí from Iontaobhas na Gaelscolaíochta, and Liam Flanagan (An Carn).

Entertainment and refreshments will also be provided on the evening.