Education

SITE STILL NOT ACQUIRED FOR CASTAHEANY EDUCATE TOGETHER SCHOOL

27 July 2005

Deputy Joan Burton has reacted with anger to the revelation that a permanent site for the Castaheany Educate Together School has still not been acquired. Minister for Education Mary Hanafin made the revelation in response to a parliamentary question posed to her by Deputy Burton. Deputy Burton stated: ‘The Minister for Education’s response simply confirmed … Continue reading Site Still Not Acquired For Castaheany Educate Together School

DUBLIN 15 – DEPUTY JOAN BURTON SLAMS EDUCATION UNDER-SPEND

21 June 2005

Figures released this week show that the schools crises affecting Dublin West and other parts of the country could have been averted if the allocated money had actually been spent! The Department of Education and Science has somehow managed to underspend its annual budgets by more than €500 million over an eight-year period. In the … Continue reading Dublin 15 – Deputy Joan Burton Slams Education Under-Spend

MINISTER FOR EDUCATION DELIVERS INSULT TO DUBLIN WEST SCHOOLS

30 May 2005

In response to a question posed by Deputy Joan Burton on the lack of facilities in Dublin West schools, Minister Hanafin showed just how much concern she has for the problem. NONE! Deputy Burton asked the Minister, on 25th May, about the continued lack of gym facilities in two schools in Dublin West: Castleknock Community … Continue reading Minister for Education Delivers Insult to Dublin West Schools

BURTON CALLS ON MINISTER FOR EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH TASK FORCE FOR SCHOOL PLACES

12 May 2005

Deputy Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Education to establish a task force as a matter of urgency to deal with the crisis in school places manifesting itself in the Dublin 15 area for the forthcoming school year, starting in September 2005. Deputy Burton said I have been inundated with complaints from very … Continue reading Burton Calls On Minister For Education To Establish Task Force For School Places

CRISIS FOR DUBLIN 15 SCHOOLS

11 April 2005

Deputy Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Education to establish a task force as a matter of urgency to deal with the crisis in school places manifesting itself in the Dublin 15 area for the forthcoming school year, starting in September 2005. Deputy Burton said: “I have been inundated with complaints from very … Continue reading Crisis for Dublin 15 schools

BURTON CONDEMS DEPORATION OF STUDENT FROM POBALSCOIL IOSOLDE, PALMERSTOWN

22 March 2005

It is ironic in a week in which the people of Ireland as well as the Irish diaspora world wide celebrated Ireland’s most celebrated immigrant, St. Patrick, that the Department of Justice chose to act in a particularly cruel and callous way in relation to the deportation of a 19 year old student at Pobalscoil … Continue reading Burton Condems Deporation Of Student From Pobalscoil Iosolde, Palmerstown

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