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Pupils make history at Gaelcholáiste

Meán Fómhair 15, 2014

THE first intake ever of first years into an Irish language secondary school in Fingal is complete and the initial 26 students are settling down to their work at Coláiste Ghlór na Mara in Balbriggan. After a six-year battle to open a Gaelcholáiste in the town for the first time, the school finally opened its […]

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Campaign pays off as 44 start at Gaelscoil

Meán Fómhair 12, 2014

Only for an extensive lobbying campaign there might have been only one junior infant class at Gaelscoil Chnoc Na Re this year. Earlier this summer the Department of Education was refusing to budge on the appointment of a second junior infant teacher. However, the school, parents and politicians pressed for the decision to be reversed. […]

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Two Clare Students Top of the Class in Junior Cert

Meán Fómhair 11, 2014

Comhghairdeas le Róisín Ní Fhallúin i nGaelcholáiste an Chláir! Léigh an scéal iomlán sa Clare Champion.

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New gaelscoil a step closer

Meán Fómhair 10, 2014

Building of a new gaelscoil in a north Cork town is a step closer after it was announced that a site had been identified and approval had been given to transfer the land to the Department of Education. Environment Minister Alan Kelly has approved the transfer of land at Duntahane, Fermoy, from the Housing Agency […]

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Digital ‘Wriggle room’ for students at Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh

Meán Fómhair 9, 2014

It’s out with the old and with the new for Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh as transition year students use their new ‘digital’ school bags. The traditional school bag is a thing of the past for the transition year students, with their learning resources now on iPads as part of the Wriggle 1:1 mobile learning programme. The school […]

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Huge difference in costs of educating our young people

Meán Fómhair 5, 2014

THE costliest schools to run in Femanagh, per capita, are state secondary schools and the county’s only Irish medium primary school, it can be revealed. The cost of educating individual pupils in Irish medium primary schools have almost tripled in the last ten years while student costs in Controlled (mainly non-Catholic) secondary schools have risen […]

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Huge protest expected in Fermoy over lack of progress on new gaelscoil

Meán Fómhair 5, 2014

A North Cork community will be out in force this morning to demand that the Government presses on with plans to provide a new facility for an overcrowded school in their town. Up to 1,000 people are expected to march at 11.30am from the gates of Gaelscoil de hÍde, Fermoy, into the centre of the […]

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Protest may not go ahead after breakthrough in gaelscoil row

Meán Fómhair 5, 2014

It was unclear last night if a planned protest by up to 1,000 people would go ahead in Co Cork following news that there had been a breakthrough in a long-running saga over the building of a gaelscoil. Protesters were expected to walk through the streets of Fermoy on Friday morning to highlight concerns over […]

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Gaelcholáiste gets approval to expand

Meán Fómhair 5, 2014

A Cork northside all-Irish secondary school which had to turn away dozens of pupils because of space restrictions this year has been approved to expand by the Department of Education. Although it has yet to be decided if Gaelcholáiste Mhuire AG at the North Monastery will revert to admitting three first-year classes again next year, […]

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Ó Sé to lead march for new gaelscoil

Meán Fómhair 3, 2014

Former All-Ireland medal winner Tomás Ó Sé is set to lead a 1,000-strong demonstration next Friday to highlight the growing frustration amongst pupils, parents, and staff over the length of time it is taking to build a new school. The Sunday Game pundit is to head a march organised by Gaelscoil de hÍde New School […]

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