St Mary’s Secondary School will have the official opening of its new school campus this morning.
Minister for Education Norma Foley will be present to officially launch the new St Mary’s, which is seeing its first year on the new campus drawing to a close.
Minister Foley will open the 22 million euro new St Mary’s Secondary School in Ballina.
The extensive campus, that can cater for in excess of 600 students, will be blessed by the Bishop of Killala John Fleming.
Minister Foley will begin her visit to the West this morning with a trip to Colaiste Iascaigh for the opening of an extension to the school.
She will also visit the site of the new Culleen’s National School on the Killala Road in Ballina.
Local Minister Dara Calleary has been telling Midwest News that today is a hugely momentous day for Ballina.