Fatal accident inevitable outside Glenswilly National School

The principal of Glenswilly National School is warning that new school transport restrictions will increase the number of cars coming to and from the school to such an extent that he fears a fatal accident is inevitable.

Liam Mc Gowan was speaking after a parents' meeting at the school last night. During the meeting, parents were urged to ignore any invoices for bus costs that may have arrived ast their homes, pending discussions between the Parents' Committee and the Junior Education Minister next week in Letterkenny.

Mr Mc Gowan says Glenswilly National School, which opened 38 years ago was an amalgamation of five national schools, and was accepted on the basis of a pledge to provide free transport.

He said that pledge is now being broken, but the most immediate problem is one of safety.........