Minister English welcomes approval of extension to St Mary’s Convent Primary School, Trim

Education, School extension, Skills, Trim

Friday, 7th July 2017

“As a local T.D. and Minister I welcome the news this week that St
Mary’s Convent Primary School, Trim has been given approval for
additional accommodation of 1 x 96m2 mainstream classroom with
ensuite toilets and 1 x WC for assisted users & 2 x 15m2 Special
Education Teacher/support rooms” Minister for Housing and Urban
Development Damien English has said.

Minister English, a former Minister of State at the Department of
Education went on to say: “i congratuldate the Principal and staff
team, the voluntary Board of Management, and the Parents’ Association
on securing a fantastic project which will benefit the children of
Trim and the wider community as well.”

The Meath West Fine Gael T.D. concluded: “During the bad times, and
now in the better times, Fine Gael in Government has prioritised
school building and school extension projects, especially in Meath
with its younger and fast growing population.  Education remains the
foundation stone of our economic and our social recovery, and will
ensure we remain competitive as a country for many years into the
future as well.”


Notes to Editor:

No details are given of the amount of funding approved by the School
Building Unit, as the publication of the amount of grant aid
sanctioned could prejudice the tendering process for an individual

The School Building Unit will issue detailed letters on the relevant
projects directly to the school authorities and these letters will
inform the school authorities of the amount of grant aid sanctioned by
the Department.

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