Powerstown school prefabs will be replaced under new scheme

Under a new €15 million prefab replacement scheme announced by the Government this week, Powerstown National School is set to receive funding to replace prefab units with permanent structures in the coming year.

Under a new €15 million prefab replacement scheme announced by the Government this week, Powerstown National School is set to receive funding to replace prefab units with permanent structures in the coming year.

The school is one of 46, with 115 prefab units between them, which will receive funding under the 2013/2014 scheme which will replace prefabs and provide permanent resource rooms and classrooms for some 2,650 students. The news has been welcomed by local Fine Gael TD and recently appointed Minister of State for Horticulture, Forestry, Food Safety and the Greyhound industry, Tom Hayes.