Written Answers. - New Schools.

247.

asked the Minister for Education if working drawings for the second phase of the St. Charles Borromeo School at Confey, Leixlip, County Kildare, will be prepared in time to allow tenders to be issued before the end of this year so that the second phase of this school can open on 1 September 1984.

All relevant developments affecting the need for this school are being kept under constant review and it is anticipated that the invitation of tenders may be authorised at such a time as will ensure that the school will be available by 1 September 1984.

It is understood from the Commissioners of Public Works that sketch plans which were prepared by the architect for the project were submitted to them recently and that the plans are being examined.

248.

asked the Minister for Education if a site has as yet been acquired for the new post-primary school at Castleknock, County Dublin.

Agreement has been reached on the terms for the purchase of a site for the new post-primary school at Castleknock, County Dublin, subject to confirmation that services would be adequate for the proposed school.