19 Jan 2022

Kildare school places crisis meeting


Sewer maintenance being carried out in Newbridge


Newbridge based Senator Fiona O’Loughlin is to attend a crisis meeting with Minister Norma Foley on the school  places shortage issue on Tuesday next. 

Senator O’Loughlin said, “I am pleased that this meeting will now go ahead between Minister Foley, public representatives and our secondary schools” 

“I have been engaging with Minister Foley on a regular basis to seek a resolution to the issues we are facing in terms of school places, and I am pleased that she has agreed” 

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“The Ceann Comhairle will also be in attendance and will Chair the meeting as the most senior representative in the constituency, to ensure that all voices are heard.” 

Fiona concluded “I will be continuing to advocate on behalf of local parents and students who are still experiencing huge stress and anxiety because of this shortage. We need the Department to find a solution to this, not just for September 2022, but for the long term.”


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