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Written Answers - Educational Disadvantage

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 755 No. 1

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 73.  Deputy Dan Neville Information on Dan Neville Zoom on Dan Neville  asked the Minister for Education and Skills Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  the position regarding funding under the higher education access route in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Limerick. [7518/12]

Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Ruairí Quinn): Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a third-level admissions scheme for students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The scheme is operated by a number of higher education institutions and not by my Department. Admissions to the institutions under this programme are regulated by the institutions themselves. Further details are available at

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