Colaiste Chiarain gets planning for new school

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Colaiste Chiarain in Croom received planning permission this week to build a new school 

CROOM secondary school Colaiste Chiarain, is celebrating this week after they were finally granted planning permission to build a new school.

Following years of setbacks, the Board of Management can now progress to the tender and construction phase of the project.

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“After so many disappointments, this is very positive news for the pupils, staff, their families and the wider community in Croom,” local Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins said.

“This is a major step forward in developing this project from a concept to a reality. For years, the Croom community has been promised this new school.

“We are all too well aware of the third-world like conditions through which pupils and staff have had to endure over the years,” Deputy Collins added.

He said there was now a very big responsibility on the Limerick and Clare Educational and Training Board (LCETB) to ensure that new school building is delivered in the shortest possible time.

by Andrew Carey

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