Written Answers. - County Cavan National School Projects.

Brendan Smith

Question:

454 Mr. B. Smith asked the Minister for Education the stage of planning of the Ballinagh national school project; when tenders will be invited in respect of this building; when construction work is likely to commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16922/96]

Planning permission and fire certificate have recently been obtained for a building project at Ballinagh national school.

The school's architect has been advised to prepare contract documents for invitation of tenders. When this is complete, a decision on the timing of the tender process will be taken in light of available financial resources. It is not possible for me to state at this point when work will commence.

Brendan Smith

Question:

455 Mr. B. Smith asked the Minister for Education the stage of planning of the Arva national school project; when tenders will be invited in respect of this building; when construction work is likely to commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16923/96]

My Department has approved the sketch plans for the proposed building programme at Arva national school, and has authorised the board of management to seek planning permission for the work. Following receipt of planning permission and fire certificate, the preparation of contract documentation can proceed.

At this stage of the planning process it is not possible for me to state when tenders will be invited or when the building work will commence.

Brendan Smith

Question:

456 Mr. B. Smith asked the Minister for Education the stage of planning of the Ballyhaise national school project; when tenders will be invited in respect of this building; when construction work is likely to commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16924/96]

Planning permission and fire certification have recently been obtained for a building project at Ballyhaise national school.

The school's architect has been advised to prepare contract documents for invitation of tenders. When this is complete, a decision on the timing of the tender process will be taken in light of available financial resources. It is not possible for me to state at this point when work will commence.

Brendan Smith

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457 Mr. B. Smith asked the Minister for Education the stage of planning of the Corlurgan national school project; when tenders will be invited in respect of this building; when construction work is likely to commence; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [16925/96]

Planning permission and fire certificate have recently been obtained for a building project at Corlurgan national school.

A cost plan is currently awaited from the design team. A decision on the timing of the tender process will be taken in light of available financial resources. It is not possible for me to state at this point when work will commence.