Work is expected to begin soon on a two-storey extension and refurbishment of Scoil Mhicil Naofa in Athy.
Being constructed are 12 general classrooms, five Special Needs classrooms, a GP Hall, library and administration rooms.
The new development is located on the site of the existing school at Mount Hawkins.
Also in the designs is new car parking and two new ball courts.
Works are expected to take in the region of two years to complete, according to Construction Information Services database.
The total estimated construction value of the project is €7m.
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