Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Questions (100)

Dominic Hannigan


100. Deputy Dominic Hannigan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if there has been any further discussions between his Department and the National Assets Management Agency in relation to a new site for a school (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29527/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

It is my understanding that the school authority referred to by the Deputy identified a site and entered into direct negotiations with the relevant owner. It would appear that those negotiations ended without agreement, as when I visited the school recently, details of the site were given to me. The matter is now under consideration by my Department. However, due to commercial sensitivities attaching to site acquisitions generally I am not in a position to comment further at this time.