Castletara National School to get a new classroom

A new classroom has been allocated to the Castletara National School in Ballyhaise.

The Department of Education and Skills has allocated funding for a classroom with toilets.

Local Fine Gael Senator Joe O’Reilly and Councillor Val Smith have welcomed the news, saying that they’ll continue to actively engage with Minister Bruton to ensure the needs of every school in Cavan are heard and understood by his department.

Councillor Smith adds that while this is great news for the community, there are still schools locally that are waiting for funding: