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Educational Disadvantage

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 9 February 2012

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Questions (74)

Dan Neville


73 Deputy Dan Neville asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding funding under the higher education access route in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick. [7518/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Skills)

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a third-level admissions scheme for students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The scheme is operated by a number of higher education institutions and not by my Department. Admissions to the institutions under this programme are regulated by the institutions themselves. Further details are available at