This school in Co. Kerry was a part of the NDFA Schools Bundle 3 consisting of primary and post-primary schools on 6 different sites with a mix of new build, replacement, refurbishment and extensions. The aim of the programme is to deliver new schools in rapidly developing areas to ensure the needs of the continuously growing community will be met and school places are available to those in that growing community. The schools are delivered by way of Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements and by Noel Lawler Consulting Engineers in conjunction with JJ Rhatigans.
Working closely with contractors on site, the building was built and populated in a matter of months.
The large amount of windows in this school made ventilation and air-conditioning designs important. Due to the large amount of natural light entering the school, only small amounts of artificial lighting will be needed daily with the exception of winter months.