ASBESTOS FOUND IN DONEGAL SCHOOL GYM

first_imgASBESTOS has been found at Pobal Scoil Cloich Cheann Fhaola – the PCC in Falcarragh, donegaldaily.com can reveal.The material – which can cause chronic illnesses – was widely used in the past, especially for roofing.Its use in Ireland ceased in the 1980s after a number of people died from inhaling dust particles from the substance. The situation at the secondary school was so bad that emergency funding has been released to have it removed safely from the school’s gym and store room.Donegal South West Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill – who lives locally confirmed to donegaldaily.com that the Department of Education & Skills has approved an application for Emergency funding, for the removal of the asbestos.Senator Ó Domhnaill said: “Following representations which I have been making with the Department I am pleased to have received confirmation that funding to facilitate the immediate removal of asbestos tiles in the school’s Gym Hall and Store has been approved.”It’s not thought there was any immediate danger to the children however. © 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailyASBESTOS FOUND IN DONEGAL SCHOOL GYM was last modified: November 17th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img