Meath Senator Thomas Byrne has strongly welcomed the announcement that County Meath VEC has been chosen as the patron of new secondary schools in Ashbourne and Johnstown. The news was confirmed by the Education Minister Ruairí Quinn today (25 July 2012)
Senator Byrne commented, “Meath VEC has a fantastic track record of providing top quality education at its existing schools in Meath. Under its CEO Peter Kierans and all the teaching staff, thousands of Meath students are receiving a secondary education second to none.
"I wish the VEC all the best planning for these new schools. I have no doubt that they will do this as efficiently as they always have.
“I also look forward to the opening of Coláiste na hInse's new building in Laytown and the investment by the European Investment Bank in Dunshaughlin Community College," concluded Senator Byrne.