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55 Apartments To Be Built On Grounds Of Midlands School

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The Department of Housing is granting approval for the project.

55 apartments are to be built on the grounds of a midlands school.

The Department of Housing is granting approval to Westmeath County Council and Tuath Housing for the project at the Marist College in Athlone.

12 one-bed and 16 two-bed units will be constructed within an existing four-storey building, with a new three-storey block to contain 27 two-bed apartments.

It's being funded under the department's Capital Assistance Scheme.

Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath and Junior Minister, Robert Troy says it'll breathe new life into the some derelict buildings:

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