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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin City Vocational Schools.

Wednesday, 5 October 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 224 No. 5

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Mr. Mullen: Information on Michael Mullen Zoom on Michael Mullen asked the Minister for Education what was the total capacity of each of the city of Dublin vocational schools for 1965; and what is the present capacity of each school, and the number of students attending it.

Mr. O'Malley: With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle. I propose to circulate a table in the Official Report showing the position in regard to the schools in question.

Following is the statement:—

The number of whole-time day pupils on rolls in the fifteen regional schools [625] in Dublin City on 1st September, 1965 and 1st September, 1966 respectively are as follows:

  1st September, 1965 1st September. 1966
Marino 260 261
Crumlin Road 257 300
18 Parnell Square 349 329
Shelbourne Road 123 153
Rathmines (Junior Section) 142 131
Cabra 340 360
Emmet Road 369 368
Ballyfermot 340 587
Clogher Road 365 455
Denmark Street 315 305
Mount Street 231 267
Killester 353 355
Ringsend 136 131
Finglas 268 435
North Strand 282 280

For all practical purposes the foregoing figures may be taken also as indicating the usable capacity of the schools on the dates in question. In some cases enrolment had not been completed on 1st September, 1966.

Mr. T.J. Fitzpatrick: Information on Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Zoom on Thomas J. Fitzpatrick (Cavan): Would the Minister tabulate the Deputies in the succession race?

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