09.10.2022 / Main Category

Turning of the Sod Ceremony for Educate Together Secondary School, Limerick

Our team were delighted to welcome the Minister for Education, Norma Foley this afternoon to the site of our new school building for Educate Together Secondary School, Limerick

The Minister led the Turning of the Sod ceremony for the new school. Also in attendance were: the Chief Executive Officer of JJ Rhatigan & Company, Ger Ronayne; Eoin O’Grady and Richard Rice of Healy Partners Architects; Shane Fleming and John Butler KSN Clerk of Works; Willie O’Dea TD; Kieran O’Donnell TD; School Principal, Eoin Shinners; along with staff and students of Educate Together Secondary School.

This Design & Build project will see the construction of a new 11,443m2 part three-storey, part two-storey, 1000 pupil post primary school building with a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Unit, PE Hall and teaching and staff accommodation. It also includes staff car parking, internal access roads, drop-off areas, pedestrian access, bicycle lane, construction of external ball courts and landscaping. Phase 1 is 6,583m2, Phase 2 is 4,860m2

It was great for our project team of; Padraic Kirrane, Mike Gill, Shane Cuddy, Jackie Corcoran and Tommy Higgins to meet with the Minister along with staff and students to show the progress that’s been made on site. Once complete it will be a state-of-the-art new secondary school accommodating 1,000 students for Limerick