Tuesday, 10 February 2004

Ceisteanna (183)

Seán Crowe

Ceist:

259 Mr. Crowe asked the Minister for Education and Science if his attention has been drawn to the financial and structural problems existing in St. Joseph's secondary school, Charlestown, County Mayo; if his attention has further been drawn to the fact that buildings were recently condemned by the Office of Public Works; and the long-term funding he intends to make available to the school to make it a safe and comfortable place for the education of children. [3739/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Education and Science)

Officials in my Department are in contact with the authorities of St. Joseph's secondary school, Charlestown, County Mayo, regarding capital development. The Office of Public Works, which has responsibility for the national asbestos programme of detection and remediation in schools, is fulfilling its remit at St. Joseph's secondary school.