Grant Aid For Clare School Works

Irish Defence Minister, Tony Killeen has confirmed that funding has been approved for the replacement of the main oil burner and boiler at Mary Immaculate Secondary School in Lisdoonvarna.

The North Clare Deputy says he received confirmation of the grant allocation from the Department of Education and Skills.

"Mary Immaculate Secondary School was one of 55 Clare schools to feature in the recently announced Summer Works Scheme 2010," he said.

"Roof works will take place at the school over the coming months under the scheme. The latest funding announcement will help deliver further improvements in the quality of existing accommodation at the school."

Minister Killeen added: "I am delighted to see that this year’s Summer Works Scheme will benefit a total of 42 primary schools and 13 post-primary schools across County Clare. The investment will also create much-needed jobs in the local construction sector. I urge schools to ensure that they get best value for money on prices for jobs in the more competitive construction market."


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