A school in county Sligo is welcoming the approval of a new extension which will mean they can reduce the number of prefabs pupils are currently being taught in.
The Department of Education has approved four new specialist classrooms at Coola Post Primary School for a new home economics, science, engineering and art room.
It’s the third phase of a four phase project to upgrade facilities at the school which currently has 450 pupils.
The approval of this second last phase of extension work will reduce the number of prefabs there from nine down to just four.
Principal Damien McGoldrick says it’s welcome news in light of the growing number of pupils and he outlines how it’s being funded: