Presentation College in Headford has been given approval to proceed with a major expansion which will expand its capacity by 300 pupils.
When complete, the expanded Presentation College will be able to accommodate 1,000 pupils Galway East TD Seán Canney said.
The extension will include new classrooms and technology rooms along with an autism unit with three specially-designed classrooms and sensory rooms.
The project will also involve refurbishments and re-purposing of the school’s existing building.
Local county councillor Andrew Reddington said that this is an “historic” day for Headford, congratulating principal Aisling McAlpine, the Board of Management, and the local community