Joy at St. Patrick’s school as new building opens

There was great excitement at St Patrick’s National School in Bray last Friday for the opening of a new building as part of the school.

Minister Simon Harris officially opens the new Sr Eileen Randles Building at St Patrick’s Bray: Principal Brian O’Doherty, Chair of the Parents Association Louise Lyons, Chair of the Board Robert Dunne, Chair of the Student Council Amy Brien, Minister Simon Harris, Sr Elizabeth Cotter Representing the Provincial Council of the Loreto Order

Minister for Health Simon Harris was on hand for the official opening of the new facility, named the ‘Sr Eileen Randles building’.

The new building accommodates additional mainstream classes as well as acting as an SEN hub.

The new facility includes six support rooms.

Fr. Enda Lloyd carried out a blessing as the new building starts taking in students.

Minister Harris congratulated St. Patrick’s on the new addition, and unveiled a plaque to mark the happy occasion.

Minister Simon Harris officially opens the new Sr Eileen Randles Building at St Patrick’s Bray: Erin Duggan meets the minister

Principal Brian O’Doherty welcomed Minister Harris and other visitors to St. Patrick’s for the event.

Chair of the Parents’ Association, Louise Lyons as well as Chair of the Board, Robert Dunne were also there to mark the opening.

Sr. Elizabeth Cotter of the Loreto Order was also there for the event, as was past principal Sr. Denise Harvey. Contractor Michael McGonigle and architect Diarmuid O’Sullivan completed the project.