The Department of Education and Skills has granted approval for the construction of a new school for Gaelscoil Lorgan in Castleblayney. The Department has entrusted Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) to lead the delivery of the construction project for the new Irish medium school.
A Service Level Agreement between the Department and Cavan Monaghan Education and Training Board for the delivery of the project has been signed. CMETB will now proceed with the delivery of the building project and appoint a design team for the new school development. The new school will feature 8 classrooms, 2 special education classrooms and a general-purpose room.
The announcement was made by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys who welcomed the approval by the Department and stated that she hopes the design process will progress quickly in order to provide the community their much anticipated new school.