27 Dublin South Primary Schools to Receive Important Funding Injection


I warmly welcome the announcement by Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan, that 27 primary schools in Dublin South will receive a total funding of €306,453 to improve their physical infrastructure and invest in I.T. equipment and furniture.

The successful schools in securing funding under the Minor Works Grant are St Mary’s National School, Taney National School, St. Brigid’s Boys National School, St. Brigid’s Girls National School, Kilternan Church of Ireland National School, St Brigid’s National School, Scoil Naomh Lorcan, St. Raphaela’s National School, St Patrick’s National School, Scoil San Treasa, St Michael’s Special School, Kilternan National School, Kill-O’-The-Grange National School, Our Lady’s Boys School, St Olaf’s National School, Our Lady’s Grove Primary School, Our Lady’s Girls School, Scoil Naithi, St. Attracta’s Junior National School, St. Attracta’s Senior National School, Queen of the Angels Primary School, Holy Cross National School, Our Lady’s National School, Rathfarnham Educate Together, the Islamic National School, Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille and the Holy Trinity National School.

Pupils from across Dublin South will benefit from these improvements which will help make their schools better environments to learn in. This Government is investing in our schools and ensuring that despite economic constraints, young people can learn in safe and secure buildings.

In total €28 million is being provided by the Department of Education and Skills in 2014 under the Minor Works Grant.

Works that can be undertaken under the Minor Works Grant include improvements to school buildings and grounds, improvement or replacement of mechanical and electrical services, the purchase of standard furniture and physical education equipment, and the purchase of IT related equipment.”