Labour survey highlights problems for Donegal schools

A Labour party survey has found one in every four primary schools in Donegal have problems meeting demand for spaces.

A rise in enrolment figures and a lack of progress on school building projects are being blamed for the reason why increasing numbers of schools are having to turn pupils away or operate at over-capacity.

A survey identified that local primary schools still face ongoing battles in terms of parking, prefabs, office space, IT, and support for children with learning difficulties.

Donegal North East candidate, Jimmy Harte, who carried out the survey:

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