Plans for First Mixed Catholic and Protestant School in Northern Ireland

Approved.

Northern Ireland’s first shared education campus for Catholic and Protestant schoolchildren has been granted planning approval.

Up to six schools with 3,700 pupils are expected to be based at a former Army barracks in Omagh, Co Tyrone, Stormont’s power-sharing government revealed today. The relic of the region’s 30-year conflict is to be transformed into a 126-acre development to educate the next generation together…

SDLP Planning Minister Alex Attwood said: “The new campus will be at the forefront of shared education in Omagh and the North.”

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers this week said renewed efforts should be made to tackle sectarianism which has characterised much of the region’s past. The Stormont Executive is still considering a cohesion, sharing and integration strategy…

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One thought on “Plans for First Mixed Catholic and Protestant School in Northern Ireland

  1. My mother’s father’s FitzGeral family cousin descended from South Welsh Prince Rhys ap Tewdwr,Anglicised Tudor Dynasty is hopefully, finally, reconciling Henry VIII divorcing Catherine of Aragon …?

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