Thursday, 5 February 2004

Ceisteanna (81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86)

Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

81 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science the reason Muckross Park College, which is at stage 4 of the planning and building process since early 2003, has not been advanced since; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3443/04]

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Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

82 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science when he intends to address the situation whereby Muckross Park College has undersized facilities for its library, art classroom, home economic classroom, music room, computer studies room, geography room, maths room and canteen; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3444/04]

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Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

83 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Muckross Park College has no indoor physical education facilities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3445/04]

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Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

84 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science if the new junior certificate science curriculum and the new leaving certificate science curriculum can be taught at Muckross Park College; if the proper facilities are available to allow all the experiments to be carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3446/04]

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Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

85 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a number of classrooms at Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 are located in pre-fabs and do not meet the best practice health and safety requirements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3447/04]

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Olwyn Enright

Ceist:

87 Ms Enright asked the Minister for Education and Science when new school buildings will be sanctioned for Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin 4; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3449/04]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Education and Science)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 81 to 85 inclusive and 87 together.

I am pleased to advise the Deputy that Muckross Park College is one of 32 additional schools that will benefit from the further €30 million investment in school buildings that I announced yesterday. These schools will bring to over 200 the number of schools with significant building projects to be authorised to go to tender and construction during 2004. My Department will be contacting the school regarding the delivery of the building project.