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Tag: schools

New Primary School announced for Dun Laoghaire under major school building projects list 2018

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire said that Dun Laoghaire is to benefit from funding under a multi-million euro school building programme for a new primary school. “Today the Government is unveiling a major school building programme, which… Read More

2013 Back to School Clothing & Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) Scheme

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BTSCFA) helps you meet the cost of uniforms and footwear for children going to school. You (the parent or guardian) must be getting certain social welfare payments or taking part… Read More

Education Minister publishes report into the income available to fee charging schools

The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., today (Tuesday 5th March) published a report into the discretionary income available to the 55 fee charging schools in the country. “Fee Charging Schools – Analysis of Fee Income”… Read More

Time to explore real childcare options that work

With empty schools and halls all over the country we are failing to capitalise on a most valuable resource. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Thursday) said that we must look at real, affordable… Read More

Four new school building projects announced for Dun Laoghaire

€1.5 billion on 275 school projects nationally, creating 18,000 jobs. Fine Gael Deputy for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed confirmation that four schools in Dun Laoghaire will be extended, as part of a major new school… Read More

Religion has a fundamental place in our school

Faith-based option must be protected. Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Wednesday) said that religion has a place in our education system and that parents should continue to have the option of sending their… Read More