Fianna Fáil Senator for East Meath and long time advocate for educational investment in County Meath, Thomas Byrne officially opened the new €250,000 extension to Bellewstown National School today in the presence of Bishop Michael Smith, local Parish Priest, Fr. John Conlon, School Principal Bernadette McGuinness and a wide section of the local community.

‘I was deeply honoured to have been asked to officially open the school’s new extension. It is a wonderful addition for the school community and one which I am absolutely sure that they will make great use of in the months and years ahead’ said Thomas Byrne. 

‘I am committed to ensuring that all our local school, even in these tough financial times, get the adequate funding necessary to upgrade their buildings. I was proud to have been able to help many local schools over the past 4 years and will continue to do the same hard work in the months and years ahead’ concluded Senator Byrne.