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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Thursday, 27 Mar 1969

Vol. 239 No. 8

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Educational Facilities in County Mayo.


asked the Minister for Education the number of children attending County Mayo schools who are getting (a) free transport and (b) free books.

In County Mayo, a total of 5,952 pupils are getting free transport to school this year. A total of 7,145 pupils are also in receipt of free books.


asked the Minister for Education if he is aware that there is a vocational school at Kilkelly, County Mayo which is understaffed; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this situation.

Instruction in woodwork and building construction is given in evening classes in the oneroom school building in Kilkelly under the auspices of the County Mayo Vocational Education Committee.

I am not aware that there is a demand for instruction other than that already provided.