Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (240)

Éamon Ó Cuív


240. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress to date with providing a school (details supplied) in County Galway with a new school building; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22566/14]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

As the Deputy will be aware, the Department's priority is to target its limited capital budget for the provision of additional school accommodation in identified areas of demographic growth. Major school building projects, including for the school referred to by the Deputy, that are not included in the current Five Year Construction Programme, will continue to be progressed subject to available funding into Architectural Planning. My Department is currently reviewing the accommodation brief for the school concerned and will be in contact with the school in this regard shortly.