Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Update on New School Building/Extension Projects in Galway and Mayo

Eight school projects in Galway and Mayo will commence construction in 2015, the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD has confirmed to me this week.

    Projects to go to construction in 2015    
Project No. County School Name School Type Brief
1 Galway SN Creachmhaoil, Craughwell Primary Extension
2 Galway SN Na Bhforbacha, An Spidéal Primary New School
3 Galway Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh, Knocknacurra Primary New School
4 Galway Gaelscoil Riabhach, Loughrea Primary New School
5 Galway Claregalway ETNS, Claregalway Primary New School
6 Galway Claregalway Community College, Claregalway Post Primary New School
7 Mayo Scoil Phadraig, Westport Primary New School
8 Mayo Ballyhaunis CS, Ballyhaunis Post Primary Extension

The projects include six new schools and two extensions. These eight projects are in addition to another eight projects which are underway in 2014 including:

 Ongoing Projects from 2014

Project No County School Sector Brief
1 Galway SN Sailearna, Indreabhán Primary Extension/Refurbishment
2 Galway Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Oranmore Primary Extension/Refurbishment
3 Galway Galway Educate Together NS, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle Primary Extension
4 Galway Coláiste na Coiribe, Bóthar Thuama Post-Primary New School
5 Galway Scoil Phobail, Clifden Post Primary Replacement School
6 Galway St Raphaels College, Loughrea Post Primary Extension/Refurbishment
7 Galway Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew Post Primary Extension/Refurbishment
8 Mayo Our Lady’s Secondary School Belmullet Post-Primary Extension

A further six school projects were completed by the Department in 2014 including:

Projects Completed/Occupied in 2014  
Project No County School Sector Brief  
1 Galway Scoil Bhride, Menlo, Castlegar Primary New School  
2 Galway Tirellan Heights NS, Headford Road, Galway Primary Extension  
3 Galway Gaelscoil de hÍde, Oranmore Primary New School  
4 Galway Merlin Woods, Doughiska Primary New School  
5 Galway Coláiste Iognáid SJ Bothar na Mara Post-Primary Extension  
6 Galway Merlin College, Doughiska Post-Primary New School