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Mayo primary schools facing funding crisis

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Mayo Deputy Dara Calleary has said that more and more primary schools across Co Mayo are falling into unmanageable debt as a result of a series of cuts introduced by the Education Minister Ruairí Quinn over the past two years. The Fianna Fáil Deputy has called on the Government to immediately address what has become a funding crisis at primary school level. According to Deputy Calleary, the scrapping of the Minor Works Grant last year has hit local schools particularly hard. “Teachers and parents attached to a number of different schools have contacted me to express their concerns about the deepening financial problems at their school. The loss of the […]

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