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Enright, Olwyn

Wednesday, 18 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 559 Nbr. 6


Ceisteanna – Questions. Priority Questions. - Third Level Colleges.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: the way in which he intends to address the difficulties faced by third level institutions as a result of the cutbacks in the 2003 Estimates.More Button

Is the Minister not concerned that third level institutions believe they have to run their institutions like a business rather than an educational facility and that they have to look at the provisi...More Button

The Minister is aware that the presidents and directors of the institutes of technology have admitted that they are facing a financial crisis and that they will have to borrow substantial sums to m...More Button

Will the Minister confirm whether he had regard in the Estimate for decisions approved by his Department and the Department of Finance, including PPF, new structures and approved staff recruitment ...More Button

Other Questions. - School Transport.

Does the Minister envisage the board's remit extending to the question of catchment areas for school transport? Is a review of this matter being considered? Will the board have responsibilities in ...More Button

Other Questions. - Disadvantaged Status.

Further to his comments a fortnight ago, does the Minister intend to pay bonuses to try to retain teachers in these schools? Where does he intend to get the funding to do that? There is a differenc...More Button

Written Answers. - Educational Institutions Redress Board.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: when he will proceed to appoint a new Chairman to the Redress Board; when the other members of the Board will finally be appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Student Support Schemes.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: his plans to introduce a loan scheme for third level students; if he has sought a report on the issue; when it will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Vocational Education Committees.

Asked the Minister for Education and Science: if he has satisfied himself with the financial management of the vocational education committees throughout the country; if all vocational education committees have up to date audited annual accoun...More Button

Written Answers. - Archaeological Sites.

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: the intentions of Dúchas in relation to the monastery, high cross and archaeological site at Durrow, Tullamore, County Offaly; if commitments have been entered into by Dúchas in relat...More Button

Asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government: if Dúchas has responsibility for St. Brendan's old churchyard in Birr; if it will protect the existing buildings on the site; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button