Thursday, 26 February 2004

Questions (116)

Jerry Cowley

Question:

115 Dr. Cowley asked the Minister for Education and Science the reason a person (details supplied) in County Mayo is unable to avail of a school bus service even though it is only three miles away from their home; and the reason the evaluation of this route is based on schools (details supplied) which have both been closed for approximately 20 years. [6407/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Science)

My Department has requested Bus Éireann to furnish a report on the matter. When this report is received and considered, the school transport section of my Department will be in contact with the family referred to in the details supplied by the Deputy.