Uncertainty over future of Colaiste Chineal Eoghain in Buncrana

The Irish language secondary school in Buncrana is facing closure, because not enough new students are enrolling.

According to Buncrana Councillor Ciaran Mc Laughlin, Gaelcholaiste Chineal Eoghain needs 25 new first year students each year, but so far, only 17 have been enrolled for the next academic year starting in September.

He says the college only opened in 2007, and should be given more time.

It now seems an amalgamation with Crana College may be the only viable option, with Cllr Mc Laughlin saying there are three options on the table, with a decision due by the end of this month............