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Calleary pledges to resist closure of small local schools

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Mayo Fianna Fáil Deputy Dara Calleary has said any attempt to force the amalgamation of small schools in Co Mayo must be resisted. Deputy Calleary has raised serious concerns about the fresh threat to the future of small schools in Mayo and rural communities across the West of Ireland. “It has been clear for some time that the Education Minister Ruairí Quinn has an agenda to force the amalgamation of small rural schools.  My fear is that this will result in a number of small schools here in Mayo being forced to close and some communities in this region will inevitably lose their local school entirely,” said Deputy Calleary. “There […]

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