School expansions announced for Stranorlar and Raphoe

A number of major school developements are to go ahead in Donegal.

An extension and refurbishment has been approved for Deele College in Raphoe, allowing it increase its enrolement to 550 students.

Approval has also been given for an extension at Holy Family National School in Ballyshannon to go to tender, while a new 24 mainstream classroom school is to be provided for Schoil Mhuire in Stranorlar at a site opposite the Finn Valley Centre.

Local Cllr Patrick Mc Gowan says this is a development that all public representitives in the area have been pursuing...........

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