Fianna Fáil Senator for Meath East, Thomas Byrne has today welcomed a written commitment from the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn TD that accommodation briefs have now been completed for both Duleek Boys NS and Duleek Girls NS building projects.   This shows that the new Government are continuing on the commitment given by the previous Government in this case

‘This is very positive news for the local community and especially for future pupils of these schools. Duleek is a growing village in East Meath and better school facilities are an absolute necessity’ said Senator Byrne

‘At this stage, the National Development Finance Agency are assessing the appropriate method of delivery of these projects and a final decision will be communicated to the school authorities in the near future’ continued Senator Byrne

Senator Byrne, when his party was in Government, secured a commitment to new buildings at Duleek schools and he is delighted that the new Government is continuing this commitment.