Councillor hits out as Donegal is “excluded” from new DEIS schools initiative

Minister Richard Bruton is coming under scrutiny today following the announcement of €1.8 million in funding as part of a School Excellence Fund for Innovative programmes in DEIS schools.

Minister Bruton says 35 schools will benefit fromn what he's describing as a new approach.

However, it's reported this morning that none of the designated schools are in Donegal.

Cathaoirleach of Glenties Municipal District Cllr Mícheal Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig says it's unacceptable that the county has seemingly been ignored........