Gaelscoil Bharra Update

13th March, 2009

Parents and pupils continue to do a great job supporting and leading this great school. The issue of the lease on the land has now been completely clarified by Finbar’s GAA Club. I have now written to the the Minister for Education Bat O’Keefe emphasising the need for his Department to confirm that they accept that the issue of land ownership is now clarified. At our end Councillor Mary O’Shea and I will work on rezoning the land in question to allow the development of permanent school buildings and support the development of a planning application for same.

The prize is to ensure that this school appears on the school building list for 2010. I have signed a cross party letter of support for this and I will continue to raise this issue regularly in the Seanad.