Fine Gael Kildare South TD and Minister of State Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation of approval for an extensive refurbishment and extension project for Colaiste Lorcain in Castledermot.

“The Department of Education confirmed the approval for this busy secondary school which has been seeking additional accommodation.  The extension will include construction of a new Multimedia  Room, Music Room, as well as a Science Lab & Prep Area,  The works will also include reconfiguration works to 2 Science Labs to create 1 large Science Lab & a base for special education needs pupils.

“I would like to commend principal Eric Gaughran and the Board of Management on getting these plans to this stage and securing approval from the Department.  I look forward to seeing progress on the works to expand and enhance the experience at Coláiste Lorcáin for both pupils and teachers,” concluded Minister Martin Heydon.