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Galway's new secondary school should be an Educate Together school

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At long last, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, has finally recognised what has long been a glaring and obvious reality - that Galway city and its hinterland is in need of a new secondary school.

Educate Together to meet TDs to press for new secondary school for the city

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Ahead of the Department of Education's review of its school building programme, to determine what additional schools will open over the next number of years, the Galway Educate Together Second-Level Startup Group will meet local TDs to press for a new secondary school for the city.

Vandalism at former Gaelscoil leads to fears Educate Together will have to wait longer before relocating

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A spate of vandalism at the former Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh in An Cimín Mór, off the Cappagh Road, has led to fears there will be further delays in the Knocknacarra Educate Together National School relocating to the Gaelscoil building.

Educate Together secondary school for Galway gets cross party support

Parents involved in the campaign for a second-level Educate Together school for Galway received a boost to their campaign following cross-party expressions of support for such a school for the city, during a recent visit to Leinster House.

Educate Together secondary school for Galway gets cross party support

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Parents involved in the campaign for a second-level Educate Together school for Galway received a boost to their campaign following cross-party expressions of support for such a school for the city, during a recent visit to Leinster House.

Educate Together holds meeting in Westport

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Equality-based education provider Educate Together held its first public meeting in Westport last Thursday night in the Castlecourt Hotel. Featuring talks by Educate Together regional development officer, Jennifer Buttner, and Castlebar ETNS principal Sarah Calvey, according to the organisers the meeting attracted a large turnout and has raised hopes that Educate Together’s Westport campaign will succeed in opening a primary school in 2018.

The figures don't lie - Galway needs an Educate Together secondary school

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The notion of Galway as a growing city, a young city, a diverse city, is embedded in our psyche. Maybe it's that period we spent as the fastest-growing city in Europe. Maybe it's 18,000 students at NUIG, and thousands more at GMIT. Maybe it's in the stories we tell ourselves as we declare ourselves a cultural hub, a party town, a place to settle down.

Why Galway city needs an Educate Together secondary school

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Galway is in urgent need of a new secondary school to accommodate the year on year increase in the numbers of primary school pupils, and a case can be made that such a new school should come under the patronage of Educate Together, as increasing numbers of parents demanding such an option for their children.

Controversy has seen increase in interest in Educate Together school — Munnelly

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Castlebar's Educate Together school has seen a rise in queries and interest from parents looking to send their children to the school in recent weeks, since the most recent controversy over the location of the new school erupted. Speaking to the Mayo Advertiser yesterday (Thursday), Jarlath Munnelly, the regional development officer for Educate Together, told us: "We have a location and there is refurbishment work going on and we're happy for Wednesday August 31, that it will be ready to go, we are still getting queries from parents and had some recent enrolments this week and we are looking solidly like 10 or 11 children starting in the school next week."

Castlebar Educate Together will open — Munnelly

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Castlebar will have an Educate Together School open for the new school year, Jaralth Munnelly, the regional devlopment officer for Educate Together, said this week. Munnelly, who is also a Fine Gael member of Mayo County Council, told the Mayo Advertiser yesterday: "We will have the school open in Castlebar for the new school year, we are looking at a number of suitable venues for the school to open in and we have two that we are looking very hard and hope to have it sorted by the end of the week. We have been in touch with parents through the whole situation which has developed, and the school should be up and running when the school term comes back."

 

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