Written Answers. - School Accommodation.

Willie Penrose

Question:

1063 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Education and Science the current status of an application by a school (details supplied) in County Westmeath for additional accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20295/00]

An application for an extension at the second level school to which the Deputy refers is proceeding through architectural planning. Currently, the post primary building unit of my Department awaits tender documents from the school authority for approval. Once these documents are received and, if found to be satisfactory, the matter of allowing the project to go to tender will be determined.

Willie Penrose

Question:

1064 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Education and Science the current position in relation to an application by a school (details supplied) in County Westmeath for additional accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20296/00]

Architectural planning for a project at the school referred to by the Deputy is under way at present. It is not possible at this point to say when construction will commence; however, the school authorities will be notified of progress as it happens.

Willie Penrose

Question:

1065 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Education and Science the progress to date in providing additional accommodation at Clonmellon national school, County Westmeath; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20297/00]

Architectural planning for additional accommodation at Clonmellon national school is proceeding as quickly as possible having regard to the large number of school building projects on hand within my Department.

It is not possible at this point to say when construction will commence, however, the school authorities will be notified of progress as it happens.