File picture: A new school may be on the cards for Kilkenny
A planning application has been lodged for a new primary school in the wetlands area of Kilkenny City.
Cairn Homes Properties Ltd is seeking permission for the construction of a two-storey, 16-classroom primary school building and a two-classroom special needs centre with a combined floor area of 2741sqm.
The application also includes plans for outdoor play facilities, a new entrance from College Avenue, set down area and parking facilities and all associated site development, infrastructural and landscaping works.
A decision on the application is due early next month.