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New Westmeath School Inclusive Of All Needs

Photo credit: Facebook/Gaelscoil an Choillín

They collect the keys to their new, state-of-the-art facility.

Excitement is building at a Westmeath school as they collect the keys to their new premises today.

The staff and 85 students at Gaelscoil an Choillín are relocating to a state-of-the-art, three-storey building in Mullingar town.

The community has been working towards upgrading their facilities, since the school first opened 13 years ago.

The new site, which will be shared with Saplings School, came to a cost of €1.4 million.

Príomhoide Lorraine Ní Sceallaigh says while it's been a long-awaited day, it'll be sad leaving their current premises:

Lorraine says they've also worked hard to ensure the premises caters for all needs.

She outlines some of the updated facilities they now have access to:

 

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