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Kildare School Says "Occasional" Presence Of Gardai On Campus Is To "Reassure" Parents, Students & Staff.

: 02/14/2020 - 11:56

Coláiste Lorcáin, Castledermot, says the "occasional presence" of Gardai on campus is to "reassure students, families and staff."

A parent of a 1st year student at the South Kildare school has contacted Kfm News, and contend a threat was posted on social media 3 weeks ago, referencing today's date.

Since then, the parent alleges, there has been a notable Garda presence at the school.

The parent further adds that  "The Gardaí and the school have been working together in relation to the threat and in there (sic) opinion there is no immediate risk or endangerment to the students. "

The school's principal says " I understand that the Gardai are investigating a post on social media from some time back. We believe the Gardai have the matter under control".

Statement by Principal, Eric Gaughran, in full: " I understand that the Gardai are investigating a post on social media from some time back. We believe the Gardai have the matter under control and their occasional presence here is to reassure students, families and staff."

 

 

 

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