All schools to remain closed until Thursday

The Education Minister has ordered all primary and post-primary schools to remain closed until next Thursday.

Batt O' Keefe has taken the decision in light of the weather that's been forecast for this weekend.

The situation will be reviewed again on Tuesday.

Minister Batt O' Keefe says he took the decision out of concern for the safety of students and staff: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/18scho.mp3[/podcast]