The Minister for Education and Skills has announced funding for emergency works and additional accommodation facilities in two vocational schools in Co Leitrim.
Drumshanbo Vocational School will receive funding for mechanical works while Lough Allen College, Drumkeerin will be provided with money to complete an Art Room, Technical Graphics Rooms and a Woodwork/Project Store.
Cllr Mary Bohan welcomed the news for Lough Allen College. “This project was initiated by the Principal Mr David Harding over two years ago and was supported by the Board of Management. I wish to thank the Principal and the CEO Mr Martin Fallon who worked tirelessly to bring this project to fruition and all the members of the VEC for their support. I see this allocation as a vote of confidence in Lough Allen College and further progression for this school in the future,” she said.
Deputy Tony McLoughlin said: “I am delighted to see this investment in our local Schools which will provide the necessary infrastructure to ensure our pupils have the best facilities for their education and realise their full potential when it comes to future state examinations.”