THERE have been renewed calls for the proposal to close St Mary’s Primary School in Fivemiletown to be withdrawn after it emerged one of the key officials to vote for the closure had an alleged conflict of interest. In January this year both the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Education Authority (EA) earmarked […]
HUNDREDS took to the streets of Fivemiletown over the weekend in a show of support for St Mary’s Primary School in Fivemiletown. Parents, pupils, politicians, clergy and many members of the wider community made up the 500-strong crowd that “stepped out” on Saturday morning and walked from St Mary’s Church to the much-loved school, which has been slated for closure […]
A huge crowd took to the streets of Fivemiletown this morning calling for the school to remain open.
A LOCAL school that is being threatened with closure saw its enrolment surge by more than 30 percent last year – higher than any other school of its kind in the North. Last week local church and political leaders hit out at the Council for the Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) for refusing to withdraw its […]
“He was a hardworking , dedicated and caring priest who always put their good before his own.He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.”
THERE were celebrations at the Newtownbutler school on Monday morning after word came through a local primary was one of only a handful of schools to be selected for major funding. St Mary’s Primary School has secured funding for a major extension project that will include several new classrooms and a new library. This will […]
A total of 12 motorists were stopped for speeding in just over a two hour period.
A NEW ‘school reunion’ book, ‘Our School on the Hill’, which charts the history of St Mary’s Primary School, Brookeborough is now out.
St Mary’s Primary school Brookeborough is celebrating its 75th year
In a major funding boost the Fermanagh schools’ Shared Education initiative has been given the thumbs up from Stormont, with a total of £25m designated for the project throughout the North.