Labour says some schools face reopening challenges

Labour says some schools may not be able to open in time in late August or September.

The party says it's very difficult for principals to access building work to meet the Department of Education guidelines.

Schools only have around four weeks to get ready to re-open after the Government announced it's funding plan.

Labour education spokesperson Aodhan O'Riordain feels the announcement came too late for schools who are facing a number of challenges: