Planning permission has been granted for a new building for the secondary school in Claregalway.
The Minister of Education has been given approval to build the development to Coláiste Bhaile Chláir at the Corporate Park subject to conditions.
The new school in Claregalway will involve a 2-storey building with 17 specialist classrooms, 6 general classrooms, a library/resource room, general purpose hall, kitchen, office and staff area.
There will also be 45 car parking spaces outside the school, which will be adjacent to the existing school.
Phase One of the development of a new school can proceed provided the developer adheres to ten planning conditions.
One conditions stipulates that the recommendations made in a Mobility Management Plan be implemented.
Also, a separate planning application must be submitted for an access roadway.