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McElduff welcomes new education minister's visit to Coláiste Feirste

1 June, 2016 - by Barry McElduff


Sinn Féin MLA Barry McElduff has welcomed news that the new Education Minister Peter Weir is to visit Coláiste Feirste.

The chair of the Education Committee said:

“Speaking as someone who has a strong personal interest in Irish Medium education I welcome news that Peter Weir will be visiting Coláiste Feirste.

“The growth in the Irish Medium sector has been one of the great success stories in education over the last 30 years.

"The Irish language belongs to all our people and the experience of Irish medium schools has been positive for education, for culture and for whole communities. 

“Sinn Féin remains committed to encouraging and facilitating Irish Medium education throughout urban and rural communities in the north.”

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