Bunbeg NS cleared to go to construction

Long awaited building works at Bunbeg National Schools are to begin this year.

The school is the only one ion the county cleared to go to construction in the 2010 school building programme announced this afternoon by Education Minister Batt O'Keefe.

Concerns had been expressed about the safety of the school - currenty there is no trip switch, no fire alarms and the electrics have been condemned.

Senator Brian O'Domhnail recently shared from with Pearse Doherty in the Sinead on the issue - he's delighted with the news:
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Meanwhile, four schools in Letterkenny have been included in the programme. Three have been cleared to go to tender, they are Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Gaelscoil Admhnain and St Patrick's, Lurgybrack.

Meanwhile, Scoil Colmcille Boy's School has been cleared to proceed to design stage.