Minister Mc Hugh Officially Opens New Extension
Minister Joe Mc Hugh T.D., Minister for Education and Skills officially opened Athlone Education Centre's new extension on September 26th 2019. The new extension consists of two new meeting rooms, a state of the art boardroom, additional office and storage space. Designed by Richard Rice of Healy Partners Architects in Limerick and bulit by Athlone building contractors, T. Murray & Sons, this extension has increased the Centre's capacity to cater for the 201 schools in its catchment area. Speaking at the official opening, Minister Mc Hugh highlighted the critical role that Education Centres play in helping to meet the new challenges in the education sector.