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O’Dowd opens new £1.3million Gaelscoil Ghleann Darach, Crumlin

28 January, 2016 - by John O'Dowd


Education Minister John O'Dowd has officially opened the new £1.3million Gaelscoil Ghleann Darach in Crumlin. 

The new four classroom-based school was funded through the Department’s Accommodation Fund. 

Speaking at the official opening ceremony Education Minister John O’Dowd said: 

“This is a fantastic day for the pupils, parents, staff and wider community associated with Gaelscoil Ghleann Darach. Through hard work and total dedication you have reached this momentous stage of gaining a brand new school.

“In this purpose built environment this generation of pupils and indeed future generations have an excellent facility to complete their education.

“The Irish language is an integral part of our rich and shared heritage and I take great pride in witnessing and being part of a sector that continues to grow and thrive educationally, socially and economically.

“I wish everyone associated with the school every good wish for the future.”

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