HEAR MORE: West Cavan concerned about school amalgamation plans

Bawnboy and Belturbet are going to fight the plans to amalgamate secondary schools in the area.

The education board announced the plans in recent weeks, which would see the closure of Saint Mogue’s and Saint Bricin’s Colleges and the opening of a new school in Ballyconnell.

However, a public meeting in Bawnboy last night hear from angry teachers and parents who outlined their plans to fight the move. Northern Sound’s Eddie Butler was at last night’s meeting: