Completion Date Set For Construction Of New School At Listellick

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At the signing off the Service Level Agreement for the construction of a new eight classroom school and ancillary accommodation at Listellick were, Ann O’Dwyer Kerry ETB, The CEO of Kerry ETB Mr. Colm Mc Evoy, Cllr. Jim Finucane Cathaoirleach of Kerry ETB and Annette Dineen Principal Scoil Lios Teilic Listellick Tralee. Photo By : Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD

THE new school at Listellick will be delivered by the end of 2020 with the approval of the signing of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) at the board meeting of Kerry Education and Training Board  on Monday last.

Kerry ETB was requested by the Department of Education and Skills (DoES) to take responsibility for the construction of this new National School in Tralee.

The new school accommodation will include eight classrooms, General Purpose Room, Library, Multi Purpose Room, Special Education Tuition Room, Office & Staff Room plus ancillary accommodation. It will be built by December 31, 2020.

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Responding to the announcement, the Principal of Listellick N.S, Ms. Annette Dineen said; “Today is a great day for everyone in Listellick National School and our wider School Community. We are very excited to finally have a completion date. The Board of Management is delighted that Kerry ETB are responsible for delivering the project and we look forward to working with them.”

Speaking following the signing of the Agreement An Cathaoirleach of Kerry ETB, Cllr. Jim Finucane stated that; “Kerry ETB is delighted to have been requested by the Department to take responsibility for the delivery of the building project for Listellick National School. The Education and Training Board is a statutory provider of education and training services with significant experience in the delivery of building projects and we look forward to the successful delivery of this project”.

The CEO of Kerry ETB, Mr. Colm Mc Evoy in welcoming this development said “as the local Education and Training Service for Co. Kerry, I am pleased that the Board of Kerry ETB approved the signing of the Service Level Agreement between Kerry ETB and the Department of Education and Skills for Listellick National School. This is the first occasion on which the ETB has been requested to deliver a major building project outside of its’ own Scheme. We view the Departments request as a signal of its’ confidence in Kerry ETB. We look forward to working with the Board of Management, Principal, Staff and the School Community in progressing this project to completion for December 31st 2020.”

Kerry ETB is a provider of Primary / Post-Primary and Adult and Further Education and Training across Co. Kerry.

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