Kildare North TD James Lawless has welcomed the announcement that a third stream has been approved for Scoil Ui Riada, Kilcock for the upcoming academic year September 2017.

Deputy Lawless said “I am delighted to confirm a third stream has been approved for the students and parents in Kilcock. I had consistently met with parents and members of the school to get this stream approved. Following my lobbying with the Minister for Education it is welcome news that this extra intake of pupils has been granted”.

“I look forward to continuing working with the parents, teachers, board of management and all other stakeholders to lobby the Government as issues arise”.