A West Donegal school has been approved for funding for improvement works under the Department of Education Emergency Works programme.
Scoil an Aingil Choimheadai, An Cheidigh, in Burtonport, was granted the funding following an announcement by Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh on Friday.
“This was great news for the school and coming at this time of year it makes even more of a difference,” Minister McHugh said.
“The Department is making great progress in approving much-needed funding to upgrade and improve our school buildings and facilities. I am delighted to see the school in the heart of the Burtonport community getting approval.”
Minister McHugh previously visited Scoil an Aingil Choimheadai and has spoken with principal Máire Ní Chomhaill since the funding approval was secured.
“The approval of the funding for the school under the Emergency Works programme means important work can be carried out in the near future. Any investment in our schools and facilities are a huge boost for the staff and pupils.”
The funding for the project has been approved by the Department of Education under the Emergency Works programme.
Minister McHugh added: “The Department is in a fortunate position of being able to approve funding applications under Emergency Works and Additional Accommodation every week and these investments are in schools right across the country.
“In the long run, it is often these relatively small projects that have a long-lasting impact on schools by improving facilities and in turn improving school life for pupils and staff alike.Tags: