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McLaughlin welcomes formal recognition of two South Antrim Gaelscoil

8 August, 2007


Sinn Féin MLA for South Antrim Mitchel McLaughlin has welcomed today's decision to grant two Gaelscoil in his constituency formal recognition.

The two schools that received formal recognition were Gaelscoil Éanna in Glengormley and Gaelscoil Ghleann Darach in Crumlin

Mr McLaughlin said

"I would like to congratulate Gaelscoil Éanna in Glengormley and Gaelscoil Ghleann Darach in Crumlin on receiving formal recognition status"

"This is the good news which parents, children and staff in both schools have been waiting to hear for some time . Its is a great boost for Irish medium education and the Irish language in county Antrim "

"I must pay credit to the hard work and dedication of the staff and parents, supported by a community of volunteers to make this day happen .They have worked tirelessly to get today's formal recognition status. Well done to everyone involved." ENDS

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