Written Answers. - National Stadium.

Seán Haughey

Question:

291 Mr. Haughey asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation if a contractor has been selected to build the national stadium; the procedures in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4964/00]

On 26 January last, the Taoiseach, in the course of his announcement of Sports Campus Ireland and Stadium Ireland, indicated that a development company was to be set up to oversee the project. This company, which will take the project to the design and construction stage, is currently in the process of being established.