Six schools in north Westmeath are to benefit from the €35m Summer Works Scheme.
Among the six are Mullingar’s St Mary’s Secondary School and national school, which will benefit from improvement works to roofing and toilet facilities respectively, while Ballinagore NS, St Michael’s NS in Castletown Geoghegan, Ballymore’s Eoin Naofa and Presentation NS in Mullingar, will all benefit from roof upgrades.
The announcement was made by Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn TD, who said the Summer Works Scheme would also create employment for local contractors.
Overall ten schools in Westmeath are to benefit from the scheme.
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