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Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 31 March 2015

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Questions (568)

Dinny McGinley


568. Deputy Dinny McGinley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if there is an application with her Department for a new school (details supplied) in County Donegal; and the position regarding same. [12881/15]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

As the Deputy may be aware, a building project for the school referred to, is currently being progressed within my Department's architectural planning process. Planning Permission has been granted by Donegal County Council and the project has been authorised to advance directly to Stage 2a Developed Design. I understand that the Design Team are currently working on updating site surveys and investigations in accordance with planning conditions and in preparation for the Project Stage 2a Stakeholder Meeting. The school in question is one of a number of schools which it was not possible to include in the 5 Year construction programme. However the school project is being progressed to the final planning stages so that it will be well placed for further progression in anticipation of further funds being available to the Department