Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Questions (129)

Jackie Cahill

Question:

129. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Education and Skills the schemes to which a school (details supplied) should apply in order to acquire a small piece of land to provide a set-down area opposite the school to alleviate the dangerous situation of children being dropped to school on a blind bend; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46791/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I wish to inform the Deputy that acquiring additional land to provide a set down area opposite the school in question is a matter between the landowner and the Patron.

The issue of road safety measures in general outside the area of vested school sites such as road signage, traffic calming measures, car parking and pedestrian facilities are the responsibility in the first instance of the relevant local authority.