Excitement as countdown begins for school reopening

Principal Julie O'Connor looking forward to opening the gate to Glenroe National School next week. (Picture: Niall O'Connor)

Victory is in sight for the people of Glenroe and Ballyorgan’s campaign to reopen their national school as final building work is under way.

This week there will also be the arrival of furniture as principal Julie O’Connor puts the finishing touches on the facility ahead of the reopening on August 27.

Julie told The Avondhu that excitement is building in the community and there is a ceremony planned, weather permitting, for the big day.

“We are just organising a few last bits – we have the builders here now just bringing it up to standard …”

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