Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Questions (78)

Cathal Crowe

Question:

78. Deputy Cathal Crowe asked the Minister for Education the status of a proposal for the amalgamation of schools in Ennistymon, County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25938/20]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The three post primary schools in Ennistymon have agreed to amalgamate on delivery of a new school building. The 3 schools in question are Scoil Mhuire, CBS and Ennistymon Vocational School. The new school building is to cater for a long-term projected enrolment of 650 pupils.

The project to provide a new school for the amalgamation of the schools in Ennistymon was recently approved to go to tender.

Subject to no issue arising during the tender process it is anticipated that construction should begin in Quarter 2, 2021