25 Sept 2022

New primary school building approved for Kildare, Minister confirms

New Primary School Building Approved for Kildare, Minister confirms

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A Minister has confirmed that a brand new primary school building has been approved for a town in Kildare.

Fine Gael Deputy Minister Martin Heydon TD made the announcement on his official Facebook page, where he said: "Working with Cllr. Kevin Duffy, progressing delivery of a new primary school for Monasterevin has been a key objective for us."

"I am delighted with today’s confirmation, by the Department of Education and as we enter the final stages of the tender process this is a significant milestone in delivering this project."

He continued: "It is planned to construct the School in two stages, over approximately 2 years with a projected commencement start date of early 2022.

"Well done to everyone involved in the project and I will continue to work with Cllr Kevin Duffy to keep this project on schedule."

Deputy Martin Heydon TD recently made headlines when he paid tribute to the late Northern Ireland civil rights campaigner Austin Currie.

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