Education

BURTON WELCOMES ACQUISITION OF DISWELLSTOWN SCHOOL SITE AT LAST

11 February 2005

Parents, teachers, children and school management in St. Patrick’s National School, Diswellstown are this week celebrating the fact that Department of Eductation have finally, after many years of delays, acquired the permanent school site for the school. Labour TD for Dublin West, Deputy Joan Burton, said that she wanted to extend her congratulations to all … Continue reading Burton Welcomes Acquisition Of Diswellstown School Site At Last

FINGAL CLASS SIZES “AMONG HIGHEST” SAYS JOAN BURTON

8 December 2004

Dramatic figures released by the Government in answer to a Labour question show that class sizes in Fingal primary schools are among the highest in the whole country according to Labour TD Joan Burton The real shock, she says, is the revelation that as many as one third of all primary school children in Final … Continue reading FINGAL CLASS SIZES “AMONG HIGHEST” SAYS JOAN BURTON

DUBLIN 15 SCHOOLS DO WELL IN LEAGUE TABLES

2 June 2004

Second Level schools in Dublin 15 can be very pleased at the ratings they achieve in the recent publication of unofficial league tables for third level entry in some national papers. Some of these schools emerge very high up on the lists of feeder schools for all the major universities and Institutes. Castleknock Community College, … Continue reading Dublin 15 Schools do well in League tables

LITTLEPACE SCHOOL PLACES

27 May 2004

Answers to Dail Questions tabled by Joan Burton TD. To ask the Minister for Education and Science if his attention has been drawn to the extraordinary growth of population in the Littlepace/Castaheany, Clonee, Dublin 15 area; and if he will bring forward the opening of a second level school for the area. – Joan Burton. … Continue reading Littlepace School Places

URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO AVERT EDUCATIONAL CRISIS IN DUBLIN 15 SAYS BURTON

12 June 2003

Labour Party TD Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Education, Mr. Noel Dempsey TD and Minister of State, Mr. Brian Lenhian TD to meet, as a matter of urgency, with parents and Management of Castleknock Community College to discuss the crises which has developed at the school in relation to a shortage of … Continue reading Urgent Action needed to Avert Educational Crisis in Dublin 15 says Burton

SCHOOLS DISAPPOINTMENT FOR DUBLIN 15

25 March 2003

Deputy Joan Burton has put down the following adjournment debate for tomorrow’s Dail sitting “To ask the Minister for Education and Science to make a statement on the building of a permanent school at Littlepace, Castaheany, Dublin 15 (Mary, Mother of Hope National School), in view of the many thousands of families already living in … Continue reading Schools Disappointment For Dublin 15