CONTRACT SIGNED FOR MONAGHAN PEACE CAMPUS PROJECT

17 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The formal contract signing for the €17.6 million Monaghan Peace Campus project took place at the Monaghan Co Council meeting chamber in the M-TEK building, Knockaconny on Friday last, July 10. The four-storey development, to take place at the former local authority machinery yard site at The Plantation in Monaghan Town, will incorporate community space, a youth facility, a new town library and a cultural heritage area.

The project is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) which awarded €9.5 million to Monaghan Co Council to deliver the project. The local authority said the development would “bring much needed neutral shared space to Monaghan.” The construction contract has been awarded to Felix O’Hare & Co. Ltd. Friday’s contract signing was attended by Cavan/Monaghan TD and Minister for Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands Heather Humphreys, who said the new facility would be “a massive asset to the…

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