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'Speed up Inishowen schools build' 28.11.07

SENATOR Cecilia Keaveney has called on the Education Minister to allow Inishowen schools proceed to construction as soon as possible.
Senator Cecilia Keaveney Senator Keaveney, who is Seanad education spokesperson, said schools in Moville and Clonmany that were recently given the go-ahead should now move swiftly to building stage.
"A fundamental in everyone’s life is the right to education. When I was made Seanad spokesperson on this I made it clear that it is one of the basic rights," said Senator Keaveney.
"I realise the pressures on the Minister due to areas of significant growth that are putting demands on her resources for primary school buildings.
I outlined that, for the small number of schools involved, there has been a long road to achieve the status that they had gained and their needs were real and pressing.
"The Minister listened attentively and has indicated she will be in a position to know more after the forthcoming budget," she added.
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