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MinisterMcGrath to seek extra funding for Cashel special needs schools

17 Feb, 2017

Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath is in Cashel visiting Scoil Aonghusa and Scoil Chormaic.

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There's 300 specials needs student between the two schools and the Minister of State is meeting many of them along with their teachers and parents as he tours the building.

He was invited down by Independent TD Michael Lowry.

Minister McGrath told TippFM news that he's trying to find out what the most pressing needs are and he'll then lobby the Education Minister Richard Bruton for funding.

Meanwhile, the Independent Alliance Minister says that he expects the government to see out its planned three budgets with or without Enda kenny as Taoiseach.

Minister McGrath says he expects to be in power for the next couple of years to follow through on his promises.

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