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Written Answers - Schools Buildings Projects

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 No. 3

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 154.  Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív Information on Éamon Ó Cuív Zoom on Éamon Ó Cuív  asked the Minister for Education and Skills Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  the progress made in relation to the provision of a replacement building for a school (details supplied) in County Galway; when it is likely that this project will go to tender; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6266/12]

Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Ruairí Quinn): Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn The major building project at the school referred to by the Deputy is at an advanced stage of architectural planning. The Design Team are currently working on finalising the Stage 2(b) Submission (Detailed Design and Tender Documents) which will then be forwarded to my Department for review. Thereafter, officials from my Department will be in contact with the Board of Management with regard to the further progression of the project. The Department will shortly publish an outline five year [390]programme on the projects to be constructed in that time. The school building projects currently in architectural planning, including the project at Clifden Community School, will be considered in the context of that programme, taking into account the funding available, the building costs involved and the progression of other major projects required to meet demographic needs.

Question No. 155 answered with Question No. 148.

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