asked the Minister for Education if he has received representations of protest on behalf of the people of the parish of Emo, County Leix, with reference to a proposal to close the school at Mornette, Emo, where 49 pupils are in attendance; and if he will allow this school to remain open in accordance with the wishes of the local people.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Mornette School (Leix).
Representations have been received in my Department with regard to this matter.
The feasibility of replacing Mornette and the Heath National Schools—two old buildings—by a modern central school conveniently situated for the pupils attending both schools is engaging the attention of my Department. All aspects of the matter will be fully and carefully considered before a final decision is reached.