Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - South Tipperary Schools.

106.

(South Tipperary) asked the Minister for Education if he will state in respect of South Tipperary the location, the present position regarding, and the projected capacity of proposed new primary, secondary and vocational schools.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to give the information sought by the Deputy in the form of a tabular statement, which will be circulated in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

School Building Programme

County Tipperary South Riding.

Location

Projected capacity

Present Position

PROPOSED NEW PRIMARY SCHOOLS:

Rosegreen

120

In course of erection

Cashel Special School

160

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Slieveardagh

160

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Boherlahan

160

Grants sanctioned but Contracts have not yet been placed.

Thomastown

120

Curraghpoor

120

Clonmel Presentation Convent

700

Lisvernane

120

At various stages in relation to the sanction of grants.

Cashel Junior Boys'

(not decided)

Kilross

120

Tankardstown

160

Ballingarry Convent

200

POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS:

Presentation Convent,Ballingarry

275/300

Extension being built.

C.B.S. Carrick-on-Suir

250

Proposal to replace the existing school has been approved in principle but work will not be proceeded with for a few years.

Presentation Convent,

New school approved. A new site is being obtained by the school authorities.

Carrick-on-Suir.

250

Convent of Mercy,Carrick-on-Suir.

(not yet determined)

An application for a new school building is under consideration.

C.B.S. Clonmel

375

Plan for new school approved.

Presentation Convent, Clonmel

350

Extension approved. Plans and tenders awaited.

Patrician Bros. Fethard

175

Extension approved. Tenders being examined.

Presentation Convent, Fethard

175

Extension approved. Plans and tenders awaited.

C.B.S. Tipperary

not yet determined.

Application for additional accommodation received on 9 Nov., 1968 is under consideration.

VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS:

Tipperary Town

not yet determined.

Proposal to build new school approved. Vocational Education Committee requested to furnish particulars of proposed site.

Carrick-on-Suir

225

New school approved. Building work in progress.

Clonmel

400

Extension approved. Submission of sketch plans requested from Vocational Education Committee

Killenaule

175

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