Written Answers. - School Accommodation.

Willie Penrose

Question:

975 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Education and Science when his Department will give approval to Sonna national school, Mullingar, County Westmeath, for the additional accommodation required in view of the fact that the current pre-fab classroom is in need of immediate replacement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1566/99]

An application was received from the school management of Sonna national school, County Westmeath, requesting grant aid towards the provision of a replacement prefabricated classroom. An architectural report is currently being evaluated and it is anticipated that my Department will be in touch with the school management shortly.