Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (164)

Michael McGrath


164. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills if progress has been made in identifying and securing a permanent site for a new school (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37046/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I can confirm to the Deputy that my officials have identified a number of potential site options for the school to which he refers. These are currently under consideration.

While a site acquisition process is underway, given the commercial sensitivities associated with land acquisitions generally I am not in a position to comment further at this time. However, I can assure the Deputy that Department officials are working to progress matters as quickly as possible so that the school's permanent location can be confirmed at the earliest possible date.