Written Answers. - Schools Amalgamation.

Chris Flood

Question:

309 Mr. Flood asked the Minister for Education and Science the proposal, if any he has to amalgamate St. Feichin's primary school, Fore, County Westmeath, with St. Mary's primary school, Collinstown, County Westmeath; if so, the origin of the proposal; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there is a very strong local objection in Fore to this proposal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4986/00]

The matter raised by the Deputy is being examined by my Department and will be dealt with as quickly as possible.