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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Thursday, 8 May 1969

Vol. 240 No. 6

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - University Staff-Student Ratio.


asked the Minister for Education if he will give details of the staff-student ratio of each of the colleges of the National University of Ireland; and if he will give details of any special grants to University College, Galway to enable it to carry out its teaching functions in relation to its special obligations to the Irish language as expressed in the Charter of the College.

The staff-student ratios as given by the Colleges are as follows:

University College, Dublin

1: 18

University College, Cork

1: 22

University College, Galway

1: 25

Part-time staff-members and parttime students were not included in the calculations. In the case of University College, Galway, a specific sum is not earmarked towards the cost of lectures through Irish.