McIlveen officially opens new Gaelscoil na gCrann

Date published: 12 October 2022

Pupils and staff at the new Gaelscoil na gCrann, Irish Medium Primary School in Omagh welcomed Education Minister Michelle McIlveen today to officially open their new school.

Pupils and staff at Gaelscoil na gCrann welcome Education Minister Michelle McIlveen to officially open their new school

The new £3.85million school includes a seven class primary school and single nursery unit.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Minister said: “A new building marks a new chapter in the history of a school and brings tangible improvements to daily life, not just for pupils and staff but also for families and the wider community.”

The newly built school and nursery unit was handed over on 16 July 2020.

Marking the achievements of all involved in the project, the Minister continued: “I want to acknowledge the efforts of everyone involved in the delivery of the new build, including the school staff, Governors, consultants, contractors and officials and offer my best wishes for the future.”

Notes to editors: 

Woodvale Construction completed the construction work.

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