“Dozens” Of Clare Families Caught Up In School Transport Crisis

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Dozens of families in Clare are said to be caught up in a so-called school transport crisis.

It follows reports that more than 30,000 children have applied for so-called ‘concessionary’ tickets, despite the department only issuing 24,000 so far.

Now, letters are being issued to parents, whose children have been left without a space on a school bus, just weeks before the new term begins.


Meelick Fianna Fáil Councillor Cathal Crowe, who teaches in Parteen National School, says there are a number of affected areas here in Clare: