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Good news for gaelscoil

August 12, 2010

Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh is to move to the next stage of its building plans, following a decision by the Department of Education. Galway West TD Noel Grealish and Galway City Councillor Donal Lyons have welcomed the decision by the department to approve Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh to move to the next planning stage, which includes planning permission, Fire Safety Certificate and Disability Access Certificate.

“I recently discussed the school’s plans at a meeting with An Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Science Mary Coughlan and I asked her to move the project forward as quickly as possible,” said Deputy Grealish.

“An Tanaiste has now informed me that she has given approval to the school to advance with their building plans,” he said, adding that this is good news for the parents, teachers and pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh.
Galway City Councillor Donal Lyons has also welcomed the decision.

“In September, this school will have 440 pupils and half of these will be housed in portacabins,” he said.
“This announcement means that the school can now proceed with their plans for eight new classrooms at the school, which will significantly improve facilities for teachers and children,” Cllr Lyons concluded.

Galway Independent
04 Iúil 2010