Written Answers. - School Accommodation.

Ruairí Quinn

Question:

990 Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for Education and Science when a capital allocation will be sanctioned for St. Matthew's national school, Sandymount, Dublin 4, which was inspected by his Department in May 1996 when the need for additional accommodation was considered urgent by the school inspector; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1718/99]

My Department has recently received an application for additional accommodation from St. Matthew's national school, Sandymount, Dublin 4. This application is currently under consideration and my Department will be in touch with the school board on the matter.