11 Schools in Clare to benefit from major school building programme – Breen

November 16th, 2015 - Pat Breen

Clare TD and Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade Pat Breen said that 11 schools in Clare are to benefit from funding under a multi-million euro school building programme.

“Today the Government is unveiling a major school building programme, which involves funding for Sixmilebridge N.S., Gaelscoil Ui Choimin Kilrush, Ennis CBS N.S., Scoil Chriost Ri, Ennis, Gaelscoil Donnacha Rua Shannon, Ennistymon NS., Ennistymon Post Primary, Ennis Community College, Ennis Educate Together N.S., Gort Road Ennis, Raheen Wood Steiner NS and Mol an Oige Steiner N.S.

“This school building programme sets out over 310 individual major school building projects, which will proceed to construction between 2016 and 2021. Meanwhile the Government is also announcing today that 13 new primary and second-level schools are to open in 2017 and 2018.

“I’m very aware of the pressing need to provide more school places in Clare in order to continue to meet the accommodation requirements of our growing school going population

“This funding will facilitate the provision of more school places in Clare and this significant investment will also support direct and indirect in Clare

“I know how vital it is to parents across Clare that their children are not just guaranteed a school place, but are guaranteed that they can learn and grow in a comfortable environment, which is conducive to study. Fine Gael is committed to ensuring that this happens.”