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December 01, 2008

Minister Announces NUI Maynooth Library Extension


Local Fianna Fail TD Áine Brady welcomed the Minister for Education Batt O'Keeffe to NUI Maynooth today as a new extension for the library was announced.

“I was delighted to welcome the Minister for Education to NUI Maynooth and the news that the library is to be extended substantially.”

“The work will begin next year and will include a new facility that will allow for the use of PCs and individual laptops.”

“NUI Maynooth has long had a strong focus on technology and has developed strong positive working relations with the nearby Intel plant which will benefit students into the future.”

“This kind of investment in the extension of the library will help to strengthen these links and enhance the facilities for students and staff alike,” concluded Deputy Brady.

Kildare North Fianna Fail TD, Michael Fitzpatrick has also welcomed the news.

“The extension will increase the library by 6,000 square metres and will be funded under the National Development Plan 2007-2013.”

“This investment in the university and its students will have a very positive impact in the years to come.”

“The numbers of students attending NUI Maynooth is on the increase and the extension of the library reflects this.” concluded Deputy Fitzpatrick.