Tullamore Traveller centre to close

THE Tullamore Centre for Education and Development is to close in mid-July and will be merged with the Traveller training centre in Birr.

THE Tullamore Centre for Education and Development is to close in mid-July and will be merged with the Traveller training centre in Birr.

The news was announced at last week’s meeting of Offaly VEC by the Acting CEO, Mr Edward McEvoy, who said that the last government had decided to phase out the Traveller training centres and integrate the students into mainstream centres.