Wednesday, 22 June 2005

Ceisteanna (189)

Willie Penrose

Ceist:

195 Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Transport the details of current driving test waiting times, by centre, for the latest date for which figures are available; the number of applicants waiting for their driving test for each driving test centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21249/05]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Transport)

The table below sets out the numbers waiting and the average waiting time at each driving test centre on 13 June 2005.

Average Waiting times and numbers waiting for Driving Tests at 13 June 2005.

Centre

Average Weeks Waiting

Numbers waiting

North Leinster Region

Finglas

29

10,425

Dundalk

26

3,274

Mullingar

23

1,998

Navan

35

4,525

Raheny

40

7,772

South Leinster Region

Churchtown/Rathgar

41

11,584

Gorey

31

2,418

Naas

31

5,200

Tullamore

34

1,936

Wicklow

41

2,618

Tallaght

38

9,137

West Region

Athlone

26

1,180

Birr

26

1,280

Castlebar

33

2,215

Clifden

21

362

Ennis

18

1,265

Galway

26

3,074

Loughrea

15

1,067

Roscommon

17

913

Tuam

20

1,112

North West Region

Ballina

26

1,071

Buncrana

35

713

Carrick-on-Shannon

22

963

Cavan

26

1,633

Donegal

29

1,184

Letterkenny

37

2,327

Longford

25

950

Monaghan

26

1,222

Sligo

32

1,626

South East Region

Carlow

38

2,442

Clonmel

39

2,157

Dungarvan

36

1,651

Kilkenny

31

2,139

Nenagh

43

913

Portlaoise

41

1,653

Thurles

40

1,245

Tipperary

22

1,144

Waterford

29

2,875

Wexford

27

2,426

South West Region

Cork

25

7,056

Killarney

35

2,144

Kilrush

29

494

Limerick

29

3,913

Mallow

29

2,135

Newcastle West

28

1,855

Shannon

28

892

Skibbereen

36

2,102

Tralee

17

1,734