Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Secondary School Scholarships.

asked the Minister for Education if he will state in respect of the functional area of each local authority the number of scholarships from primary to secondary schools awarded in each of the years 1933-34, 1934-35, 1935-36.

The number of scholarships in secondary and vocational schools awarded by county and county borough councils as a result of the scholarship examinations held in the years 1934, 1935 and 1936, is as follows:—

County or County Borough

1934

1935

1936

Carlow

No scheme

No scheme

No scheme

Cavan

8

6

6

Clare

No scheme

No scheme

No scheme

Cork City

11

10

10

Cork County

9

7

10

Donegal

14

6

8

Dublin City

40

60

64

Dublin County

16

28

36

Galway

8

8

9

Kerry

31

33

33

Kildare

No scheme

No scheme

10

Kilkenny

10

10

10

Laoighis

8

10

10

Leítrim

3

4

3

Limerick City

6

6

6

Limerick County

No scheme

No scheme

No scheme

Longford

4

4

4

Louth

5

3

Awards not yet definitely known. 5 offered.

Mayo

10=3 Agricultural,

9=2 Agricultural,

10=2 Agricultural,

2 Dom. Economy

2 Dom. Economy

3 Dom. Economy

5 Secondary

5 Secondary

5 Secondary

Meath

No scheme

No scheme

No scheme

Monaghan

12

10

10

Offaly

15

10

27

Roscommon

16

16

17

Sligo

9

8

8

Tipperary, North Riding

12

12

11

Tipperary, South Riding

9

8

8

Waterford City

4

4

Awards not yet advised to Department. 4 offered.

Waterford County

No scheme

No scheme

No scheme

Westmeath

6

6

8

Wexford

12=6 Scholarships

12=6 Scholarships

12=6 Scholarships

6 Bursaries

6 Bursaries

6 Bursaries

Wicklow

No scheme

No scheme

12

TOTAL

278

290

351

Further information regarding schemes for the award of scholarships in secondary and vocational schools by county and county borough councils may, if required, be found in the Annual Reports of the Department of Education as, for example, on pages 28 and 169 of the Report for 1934-35.