Smaller class sizes and more teachers good news for the education sector

Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 12:58

D'Arcy stated that the announcement of smaller class sizes and more teachers in Budget 2016 are very positive measures. “The education budget will see €144 million in additional investment next year, allowing for a number of initiatives that will benefit students and teachers. Two of the key initiatives are smaller class sizes and more teaching places. “Educational research shows that smaller classes lead to better learning outcomes for pupils, particularly in primary schools. Smaller numbers give teachers more time to work with individ …

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D’Arcy welcomes Senator Eamonn Coughlan to Wexford

Published on Saturday, 23 June 2012 19:23

I was delighted to welcome former world champion and Olympian, Senator Eamonn Coughlan to the county athletic finals of the community Games in Craanford on Saturday  June 23rd June.  “I had been particularly anxious to arrange for Eamonn to come to this event” said Senator D'Arcy, “given his Olympian achievenemts, his own involvement with the community games, and importantly his efforts to overcome childhood obesity and promote activity. I believed that his visit to Crannford would inspire children and adults alike”.  Senator D'Arc

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9 new school building projects announced for County Wexford

Published on Monday, 12 March 2012 16:19

€1.5 billion on 275 school projects nationally, creating 18,000 jobs   Senator Michael D'Arcy has welcomed confirmation that 9 schools in Wexford will be built or extended, as part of a major new school building programme announced by the Government. A total of 275 projects will be completed between 2012 and 2016, creating 18,000 jobs nationally.   “I am delighted that 3 new schools will be built and a further 6 will be extended in Wexford as part of this major school building programme. Despite our difficult economic circumstance

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Planning permission granted for Gorey Community College Campus

Published on Thursday, 24 November 2011 14:33

school I am delighted to announce that planning permission has been granted for the permanent Gorey Community College Campus. A new secondary school in Gorey is something I have been fighting for a very long time. Our new school will ensure that state-of-the-art facilities are available for all second level students in our community. We all recognise the importance of investing in education to ensure all our children have the best possible opportunities in life and to give them the knowledge and skills to become our next generation of leaders. I ha …

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D’Arcy pushes Castletown National School case for school funding

Published on Thursday, 20 October 2011 12:15

Recently I welcomed the decision of Wexford County Council to grant planning permission for the refurbishment of and the extension to Castletown National School. This is of course good news but it is only half the battle. I am determined to bring this school project to a successful end and will continue to push for the devolved funding from the Department of Education necessary to make this project a reality for the 128 students in Castletown National School. I have raised this issue directly with the Minister and I will continue to push f …

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Generations of Public Service

michael darcy Did you know Michael Darcy Senior (Michael's Father) has served as a public representative for North Wexford and Fine Gael since the 70's, playing a huge part in various projects and amenities.

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