Education Minister hopes community will play role in future of schools on Leitrim-Cavan border

Community consensus will guide the amalgamation of St. Bricin’s College in Belturbet and St. Mogues College in Bawboy in Cavan.

Education Minister, Joe McHugh, has stated that the communities will be key when it comes to the progression of the development.

The somewhat controversial plans to join the schools, could see both schools relocated to a central base in Ballyconnell if the project goes ahead.

Speaking to Shannonside FM this afternoon in Minister McHugh said he would act when some consensus was reached in both areas;