Written Answers. - Schools Building Projects.

Emmet Stagg

Ceist:

145 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science the projects funded from the post-primary contingency fund in 2003; and the amount still available in this regard in 2003. [19266/03]

The value of the post-primary building contingency fund for 2003 is €2 million, almost half of which has been expended to date. Details of six projects which were allocated contingency funding, were published at the first quarterly update of the school building programme, as follows: Glenties Comprehensive, Donegal; Royal and Prior, Donegal; Falcarragh CS, Donegal, two separate projects; Ashton comprehensive, Cork; and CBS Synge St., Dublin. Details of schools which have benefited from contingency funding since the first phase of the programme will be published at the next update.

Emmet Stagg

Ceist:

146 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science if the chief executive officer of County Kildare VEC has submitted a report in relation to the acquisition of a site for a new St. Patrick's post-primary school, Naas, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19267/03]

My Department is awaiting a formal report from the chief executive officer of County Kildare VEC in relation to the acquisition of a site for St. Patrick's post-primary school, Naas, County Kildare.