TEN primary schools in Donegal will benefit from an allocation of over €500,000 as part of the Summer Works scheme.
A total of €31m for 275 school projects to be delivered until the 2021 Summer Works Scheme has been announced by Minister for Education Norma Foley.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine and Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal Charlie McConalogue has welcomed the news.
“I am delighted to see the Summer works scheme funding announced this early. It gives schools a good lead in period to plan and deliver on the projects for summer 2021,” he said.
“Ten primary schools across Donegal will benefit from €506,421 for projects such as roof works and toilet facilities. This are vital projects that will improve the school facilities.
“School communities have done an exceptional job in adapting to the changes required to operate safely in a Covid-19 environment. A key priority is to continue to support and sustain the operation of schools in this context.
“Projects approved under the Summer Works Scheme are in addition to the €160m minor works funding provided by Fianna Fáil in the Department of Education already. This shows the commitment of my Party to delivering real and meaningful improvements across the education and schooling system.
“I would like to thank the school communities across Donegal for all the hard work and dedication this year and in particular to the Principles who applied for the Summer Works funding. This work does not go unnoticed.”Tags: