'Students have been left high and dry' - shock after sudden closure of fee-paying school in Education Minister's hometown

Brookfield College in Tralee goes into liquidation days after enrolment evening, with many families out of pocket after paying €1,500 deposits

Jude Pierse (17) from Ballyduff Co Kerry was a 5th year student due to start at Brookfield College Tralee, Co. Kerry on Monday next. Photo: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © Tralee Co Kerry Ireland

Sinead Kelleher

STUDENTS and parents of a private grind school are reeling today after the school announced suddenly on Thursday evening that it has shut down with immediate effect.