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Two North Kerry schools are closed due to burst water main

Mar 23, 2022 13:03 By radiokerrynews
Two North Kerry schools are closed due to burst water main Two North Kerry schools are closed due to burst water main
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Two North Kerry schools have been forced to close because they’ve no water.

Murhur National School, Moyvane and Scoil Chorp Chríost, Knockanure are shut as a result of a burst water main in the area.

Principal of Scoil Chorp Chríost, Julienne Donegan says the school regrets the closure, however, it’s impossible to open without water.

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The school has 96 pupils and eight adult staff.

Murhur National School, Moyvane is a three-classroom school with four teachers.

According to Irish Water's website, the supply is expected to return this afternoon.

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It’s not the first time the schools were forced to close due to water outages.

Last year there were around 30 breaks in the water mains in the greater Moyvane area.

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