Severe snow forces school closures

PICTURE POSTCARD!. . . .A snow-covered field close to the main Glenshane Road.
PICTURE POSTCARD!. . . .A snow-covered field close to the main Glenshane Road.
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Fresh snow overnight has forced a number of schools including Thornhill College, St Cecilia’s College, Foyle College and St. Joseph’s Boys to close.

The Western Education and Library Board is continuing to update this list so best to keep an eye on their website for further details.

Confirmed schools closed include : Oakgrove Integrated College, St Colmcille’s PS & NU, Claudy; Gaelscoil na Daróige, Derry; Lisnagelvin Nursery School, Derry; Gaelscoil Léim an Mhadaidh, Limavady; Killen Primary School, Castlederg, County Tyrone; St. Patrick’s Primary School, Eskra, County Tyrone; Mullabuoy PS and Pre-School Centre, Lettershandoney; Derry; Lisnagelvin PS, Derry; Strathfoyle Nursery School, Derry, Ebrington PS, Derry; St Columba’s PS, Newbuildings, Derry; Thornhill College, Derry; Drumahoe PS, Derry; St Patrick’s College, Dungiven; St Columb’s College, Derry; Eglinton PS, Derry; Ballykelly PS, Limavady; Donemana PS, Donemana, County Tyrone; Glendermott PS, Ardmore, Derry; Foyle College, Derry; Artigarvan PS & NU, Strabane, County Tyrone; Cumber Claudy PS, Claudy; Limavady High School, Limavady; Gaelscoil Éadain Mhóir, Derry; St Eugene’s PS, Derry; Roe Valley Integrated PS, Limavady; St Mary’s PS, Altinure, Derry; St Cecelia’s College, Derry; Loreto Grammar School, Omagh, County Tyrone; Dean Maguirc College, Carrickmore, County Tyrone; St Johns B&E College, Dromore, County Tyrone; Hollybush Primary & NU, Derry; Langfield PS, Drumquin, County Tyrone; St Canice’s PS, Feeny, Derry; Strabane Academy, Strabane, County Tyrone; St Patrick’s PS, Dunamanagh, County Tyrone; Lumen Christi College, Derry; Evish PS, Strabane; Nazareth House PS & NU, Derry; Gaelscoil Uí Dhochartaigh, Strabane; Eglinton Community Nursery, Derry; Oakgrove Integrated PS, Derry; Drumrane PS, Dungiven; St John’s PS, Derry; Long Tower PS & NU, Derry; Chapel Road PS, Derry; St Eugene’s PS, Victoria Bridge, County Tyrone; St Conor’s PS & NU, Omagh; St Joseph’s Boys’ School, Derry; Limavady Central PS, Limavady; Knockavoe School & Resource Centre, Strabane.