ELEVEN GALWAY SCHOOLS TO LOSE A TEACHERMarch 28, 2012 - 11:25am
Eleven nationals schools in county Galway are set to lose a teacher in September as education cuts spread across the country.
The Department of Education has confirmed that eleven schools will lose a teacher next September due to decreased student numbers.
The schools that are set to lose a teacher after the summer are Scoil Naisunta Cill Conaill, Ballinasloe; Scoil Naisunta Cill Solain, Caltra; Scoil Naomh Iosef, Castlehackett, Belclare; Ballymacward Central, Ballinasloe; Scoil Naisunta Baile an Leasa, Dunmore; Cloghans National School, Tuam; Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Ballygar; Scoil Naisunta an Ard Mhoir, Carna; and Scoil Mhuire, Toureen, Bealdangan.
In addition, two disadvantaged schools will also lose a teacher next year.
These are Scoil Mhuire in Clifden and Scoil Naisunta Mhic Dara, in Carraroe.