Media Coverage

Cuireadh an leathnach seo i gcartlann ar an hAoine, an 9ú lá Meitheamh 2017, mar chuid d’oscailt oifigiúil foirgneamh scoile nua ag Gaelscoil Philib Barún. Is cur síos ar aistear go dtí an lá sin an t-ábhar iniata agus coinneofar é anseo ar son cúiseanna staire.

This page was formally archived on Friday, 9 June 2017 to commemorate the official opening of the new school building at Gaelscoil Philib Barún. The content herein is reflective of the journey that lead to that day and is being retained here for historical purposes.

The Permanent Building Campaign has been covered my a variety of media organisations in a variety of digital forms. A selection of these are listed (in reverse chronological order) below.

  Date Title Source
2015-10-24 Minister Coffey delighted to attend formal sod turning event
2015-10-20 The first blocks of the new Gaelscoil were laid on Monday
2014-11-04 Lucht Ghaelscoil i gCo Phort Láirge ar buile leis an Roinn Oideachais RTÉ News
2012-04-26 Minister brings hope for Gaelscoil Waterford News & Star
2012-04-20 News at One @ WLRfm
2012-04-20 Minister for Education & Skills Visits Tramore
2012-04-18 Portacabins Waterford Today
2012-04-11 Tramore Parents Waterford Today
2012-04-05 Campaign will continue for new Gaelscoil Waterford News & Star
2012-03-29 Taoiseach taken by surprise … Waterford News & Star
2012-03-22 Parents Push the Envelope Tramore Hinterland
2012-03-22 Gaelscoil’s Kick in the Teeth Waterford News & Star
2012-03-21 Out in the Cold Munster Express
2012-03-16 Tramore Gaelscoil seek meeting with Minister for Education
2011-02-17 Gaelscoil Philib Barún calls for end of building waiting game Waterford News & Star
2011-02-15 Tramore Educational Infrastructure Waterford Today
2010-12-30 Waterford School Still in Prefabs 25 Years Later Irish Times
2010-12-21 €1.6m development will take two schools out of prefabs Waterford News & Star
2010-11-13 Temporary Prefab Has Been School for 25 Years Irish Daily Mail
2010-11-09 Outrage as school still relies on prefabs Waterford News & Star
2009-10-08 Dept will spend €386m – O’Keeffe RTÉ News
2009-05-29 New Gaelscoil Philib Barún Munster Express
2009-05-29 Gael Scoil Munster Express
2009-05-19 Kenny promises end to pre-fabs Waterford News & Star
2009-05-19 Tramore Community News features Coast Guard Exhibition Waterford News & Star
2009-05-15 Tramore Coastguard Station – a hive of activity Munster Express
2009-05-13 Doherty reveals staggering cost of prefabs in schools across the state Sinn Féin
2009-05-01 Gaelscoil exhibition for Tramore’s Coast Guard Station Munster Express
2009-04-10 Prefabs cost some schools more than €100k RTÉ News
2009-03-10 Prefab Buildings Come at a Cost Prime Time, RTÉ
2009-03-06 Big Attendance at Tramore Gaelscoil Information Meeting Munster Express
2009-03-04 Community initiative to cut through red tape for new school Waterford News & Star
2009-03-03 Government spend €50 million renting school prefabs Pay Kenny Show, RTÉ Radio 1
2009-02-20 Frustrated Gaelscoil Management Board going it alone Munster Express
2009-02-18 €1m spend yet pupils still in ‘rented boxes’ Waterford News & Star
2008-10-16 Ignored Tramore a ‘prefab township’ blasts Principal Munster Express
2008-05-09 Extension to Gaelscoil Philib Barún slotted into place Munster Express
2008-04-17 Waterford City’s first all-Irish Secondary School Munster Express
2008-03-20 Seanad Éireann Question by Paudie Coffey Seanad Éireann, Volume 188
2007-05-04 Cost of renting school prefabs to be ‘reviewed’ Waterford News & Star
2007-04-26 Money wasted on renting out prefab classes Waterford News & Star
2006-06-23 Waterford on course for an All-Irish Secondary School Waterford News & Star
2003-01-17 Gaelscoil Philib Barún Looking To New Horizons Waterford News & Star
2001-08-17 New Gaelscoil for Tramore Waterford News & Star