Donegal VEC Chair welcome Coughlan’s appointment as Education Minister

The Chairperson of Donegal VEC is welcoming the appointment of Mary Coughlan as Minister for Education, saying he believes her appointment will help speed up reform of the system.

Cllr David Alcorn says Ms Coughlan has been a major supporter of Finn Valley College in Stranorlar. He says the long standing plan to construct a new school is 99% there, and he believes Mary Coughlan will quickly give it the final push over the line.

He's also hopeful MInister Coughlan will tackle what's long been a bone of contention in Donegal - The annual delay in publishing the details of the student grant scheme.