Government launches discussion document on education in Gaeltacht Schools

McHugh

A consultation process has been opened on how best to organise education in Gaeltacht Areas, with a new discussion document published this week.

Junior Gaeltacht Minister Joe Mc Hugh says the proposals are intended to strengthen Irish-medium education in the Gaeltacht as part of the 20-Year Strategy for Irish.

He says children raised through Irish are now a minority within Gaeltacht schools, and the challenge is to reverse that trend............