Waterford school gets green light to build new classrooms
A county Waterford school has been given the go-ahead to build three new permanent classrooms to replace prefabs that have been used to educate local children for several years.
St Mary’s Primary School on the Youghal Road in Dungarvan received has been granted permission by Waterford City and County Council to demolish four existing prefabricated classrooms to build the new rooms in their place
The school can now begin the construction of three new classrooms in a single-storey building, each classroom having its own en-suite toilet. There will also be a new assisted users WC and a covered corridor connecting the new extension to the existing school.
St Mary’s National School was created in 1990 following the amalgamation of the Mercy Sisters and Presentation Sister primary schools.
The school currently caters for around 280 students, both male and female.