Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Ceisteanna (404)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

404. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the provision of a Gaelcholáiste in north County Kildare; the extent to which previous arrangements are proceeding with a view to meeting the requirements as previously envisaged; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20131/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

Gaelcholáiste Maigh Nuad will be established in September 2019 as a multi-denominational Irish-medium Gaelcholáiste under the patronage of Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board. The ETB is in the process of putting in place the necessary arrangements with a view to opening the school in September 2019 and has appointed a school Principal. My Department has approved temporary accommodation to facilitate the establishment of the Gaelcholáiste.