Brendan Griffin welcomes payment of Minor Works Grant for 135 Kerry schools 

Brendan Griffin Kerry

17/11/16

Brendan Griffin welcomes payment of Minor Works Grant for 135 Kerry schools

Brendan Griffin TD for Kerry,has welcomed the announcement that local primary schools are to receive the Minor Works Grant for the 2016/2017 school year.

This grant is worth €5,500 per school plus €18.50 per mainstream pupil and €74 per special needs pupil to 135 schools in Kerry. This means €6,425 for a 50 pupil school and over €11,000 for a 300 pupil school. The schools will receive the funds over the coming weeks.

The works that can be undertaken under the Minor Works Grant include improvements to school buildings and grounds, improvement or replacement of mechanical and electrical services, the purchase of standard furniture and physical education equipment, the purchase of floor coverings and window blinds and the purchase of IT related equipment.

“Deputy Griffin said that this funding will be most useful for Kerry schools, many of which are constantly trying to raise funds to buy necessary items”

 

For Further information please contact Brendan on 087-6528841

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