The contracts for the appointment of the Design Team for the 14 million euro extension for Kinsale Community School were signed today. The principal of the school, Fergal McCarthy described this as a very positive and exciting development and paid tribute to the Department of Education for the commitment that it has shown to the school in terms of a significant infrastructural investment at Kinsale Community School.
Mr McCarthy described Kinsale Community School as a university school. “Kinsale Community School is a centre of excellence where collaboration of staff occurs on a daily basis to deliver a quality teaching and learning experience for the students at the school. The impressive educational facility which already exists at Kinsale, is to be further enhanced through additional specialist facilities which will be of immense benefit not just for our school community but for the benefit of the entire community of Kinsale and its environs. The Board of Management of the school is looking forward to working closely with the Design Team to ensure that the new enhanced facility meets the educational needs of the entire community and will be of twenty first century quality.”
Pictured at the signing were John Irwin, General Secretary of the The Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools (ACCS); Jim Twohig, ACCS; Paul Nolan, Nolan Construction; John McBeath; O’Connor Sutton Cronin Engineers; Darren O’Keeffe, Director Chris Mee; Edward Rafferty, Reddy Architecture + Urbanism; Erdi Eksi and Sara Steele, EDC Engineers; Seán Kearns, Director Reddy Architecture + Urbanism and Fergal McCarthy, Principal of Kinsale Community School.
Picture. John Allen