Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Ceisteanna (231)

Fiona O'Loughlin

Ceist:

231. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the schools in County Laois that have no permanent site for which his Department is responsible for providing a permanent site. [16570/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

In regard to site acquisitions in County Laois I can confirm my Department has current responsibility for the acquisition of one permanent school site: that for Dunamase College, Portlaoise.  This school was established to meet a demographic requirement in the town and has opened in interim accommodation.

A potential permanent site option for the school has been identified and negotiations with the landowner are at a very advanced stage.