Written Answers. - County Kilkenny National School.

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asked the Minister for Education if he is aware of the great need to carry out improvement works to Lisdowney national school, Ballyragget, County Kilkenny; and, if so, when work will commence on these repairs.

Yes, a grant was sanctioned in June 1981, towards the cost of improvements to Lisdowney national school, County Kilkenny, and I know of no reason why that work should not have gone ahead. There is no further application before my Department to have improvements carried out.

The question of replacing the existing prefabricated structure by a permanent building is being considered at present.