€1.6 Million in additional funding for ICT projects in schools in Cavan and Monaghan

Brendan Smith, Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan and Monaghan welcomes the allocation by my Party colleague and Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD., of €1.6 Million for ICT infrastructure for all primary and second level schools in Cavan and Monaghan.

“This substantial funding will enhance digital infrastructure for schools and will address concerns in relation to educational disadvantage that can arise through the digital divide.  This programme will be a direct benefit to all schools and their students and will assist in using digital technologies in teaching and learning.  Access to modern technology is today a basic requirement for all schools of teaching and learning”, stated Brendan Smith TD.

76 Primary Schools in Co Cavan will receive €642,502 and 10 Second Level Schools will receive € 280,365 totaling € 922,867. 

62 Primary Schools in Co Monaghan will receive €500,106 and 11 Second Level Schools will receive 254,106 totaling €754,266.