Govt announces €579m school building plan

Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe has today announced details of 52 school building projects which can go to tender and construction as part of the Government’s €579m school building programme.

Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe has today announced details of 52 school building projects which can go to tender and construction as part of the Government’s €579m school building programme.

Of these, 25 major school building projects which have planning permission will move to tender and construction shortly.

A further 27 major projects which have not yet secured full planning permission have been authorised to prepare their tender documentation and they are expected to go to tender and construction this year and early next year.

Also, 22 major school building projects approved to enter architectural planning in recent years will appoint design teams this year.

Another 29 high-priority major school building projects will begin the design process and appoint design teams this year.

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