Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (411)

Marian Harkin

Question:

523 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Education and Science the steps he intends to take to finalise the purchase of the site for the community college in Mohill, County Leitrim, in view of the fact that according to his Department's school building programme 2004 this school is listed to be authorised to proceed to construction this year and has a timescale to proceed to tender during the second quarter of 2004. [1959/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

The proposed large scale building project for Mohill Community College, County Leitrim is listed in section 1 of the 2004 school building programme, which is published on my Department's website at www.education.ie. The proposed project will be authorised to proceed to construction during 2004.

Officials from my Department's school building unit are currently assessing the correspondence received from the vendor with regard to the purchase price for the proposed site. Upon completion of this examination, my Department will be in further contact with County Leitrim Vocational Education Committee.