Fine Gael candidate Cllr Tom Mulhall has welcomed the decision by Laois County Council planning section to grant planning permission to construct a new extension at Sandylane School in Portarlington.
“I am delighted that Laois County Council has granted planning permission to construct a new single story classroom extension to the front of the existing school and all associated site development work,” Cllr Tom Mulhall said.
The Port/Graiguecullen electoral area candidate claimed had “been working hard on this issue to ensure that planning was secured”.
“I very much welcome this good news. Teachers and pupils will benefit greatly from this new facility and I wish them every success,” Cllr Mulhall said.