Govt Reveals Six-Year School Building Programme

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced the government's new six-year School Building Programme, which will see more than 300 across the country receiving investment.

The Taoiseach made the announcement at Scoil Bhride Boys National School. He said: "Children and young people all across our nation will benefit from the new school places and facilities that this plan will deliver.

"It's so vitally important that we secure Ireland's recovery for them now and that we plan ahead to ensure that there are good jobs available for you when you graduate in a few more years.

This Programme means that over 5,000 people will be kept in full employment for the next six years.

"As Ireland's economy recovers, Fine Gael and Labour are ensuring that our investments are made wisely. The projects committed to in this plan are reliant on the choices that this Government and the next make to continue the recovery."


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