Bhreathnach, Niamh

Wednesday, 12 June 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 466 No. 7

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Written Answers. - Remedial Teachers.

Was asked: when she intends to sanction the appointment of a remedial teacher to service three schools (details supplied) in County Galway.More Button

Was asked: if she will give a breakdown in numbers and locations of the allocation of remedial teachers to the 106 out of 178 schools in County Donegal; and the locations of the other 72 primary schools.More Button

Was asked: when she proposes to appoint a remedial teacher to schools (details supplied) in County Cork.More Button

Was asked: when she proposes to appoint a remedial teacher to schools (details supplied) in County Cork.More Button

Was asked: when she proposes to appoint a remedial teacher to schools (details supplied) in County Cork.More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 127, 128, 131, 132 and 133 together. I am not in a position at present to make additional remedial teacher posts available to primary schools. Since my appointment as...More Button

Written Answers. - Breaking the Cycle Scheme.

Was asked: whether he has received a detailed submission from a school (details supplied) in Dublin 7 in support of its application for the breaking the cycle scheme; and if this school will be fully considered ...More Button

I have received a submission from the school in question in support of its application for assistance under the breaking the cycle scheme. On the basis of the information currently available to my Dep...More Button

Written Answers. - Junior Certificate Subjects.

Was asked: her views on whether the proposal to omit geography and history from the core for certification at the junior certificate represents a retrograde step in the education of our children; the reason for ...More Button

The deputy will be aware of the resolution which was passed by Dáil Éireann on 29 May 1996 and which states: That Dáil Éireann endorses the commitment in the White Paper to promote and develop in pupi...More Button

Written Answers. - County Kilkenny School.

Was asked: if she will reconsider an application by a school (details supplied) in County Kilkenny for grant aid towards the cost of an extension to the school in view of the fact that the current facilities are...More Button

I am not in a position at present to provide grant aid towards the cost of the extension at the school referred to by the Deputy. The project will be re-examined in the context of future capital allo...More Button

Written Answers. - County Galway Schools.

Was asked: the current position regarding the proposed extension and refurbishment works at a school (details supplied) in County Galway; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The preparation of the contract documentation for the proposed building project at the school to which the Deputy refers is being progressed. A decision regarding the timing of the tender process will...More Button

Was asked: the current position in relation to an application made four years ago by the Board of Management of a school (details supplied) in County Galway for a permanent room for this school; and if she will ...More Button

The school to which the Deputy refers applied for grant-aid towards additional temporary accommodation over three years ago. My Department wrote to the school on 8 July 1993, refusing this applicatio...More Button

Written Answers. - Retention of Teacher.

Was asked: if she will postpone for a year the replacing of a teacher from the school on the panel in view of the circumstances of the case of a school (details supplied) in Dublin 1; and if she will agree to th...More Button

I would like to assure the Deputy that I am very aware of the particular circumstances which exist in the school to which the Deputy refers. Officials of my Department are currently examining an appli...More Button

Written Answers. - Galway Music School.

Was asked: the current position in relation to a school or a college of music being established in Galway.More Button

I have no plans at present to establish a school or college of music in Galway. My Department has received proposals from a number of vocational education committees in relation to the establishment a...More Button

Written Answers. - Higher Education Grants.

Was asked: the reason leasing payments are not allowed against income calculations for persons who apply for third-level grants.More Button

Capital additions-related expenditure is not allowed as a deduction in arriving at reckonable income for grant purposes. Such expenditure is generally shown in the accounts as “depreciation” and “int...More Button

Written Answers. - Tannagh (Monaghan) Outdoor Centre.

Was asked: the current position in relation to the outdoor-pursuit centre at Tannagh, County Monaghan; when funding will be provided; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

My Department has appointed a working group to review the operation of the nine recognised outdoor education centres. Pending the outcome of this review, it is not open to my Department to recognise o...More Button

Written Answers. - Disadvantaged Area Status.

Was asked: if she intends to grant disadvantaged status to a school (details supplied) in Cork city; whether the adjacent boys school, taking pupils from the same catchment area, has been granted disadvantaged s...More Button

I have no plans at present to extend disadvantaged area status to the school in question. The adjacent boys school already has disadvantaged status. In response to the report from the Combat Poverty ...More Button


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