Written Answers - School Accommodation.

Thursday, 23 April 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 680 No. 4

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  205.  Deputy Joanna Tuffy  Information on Joanna Tuffy  Zoom on Joanna Tuffy   asked the Minister for Education and Science  Information on Batt O'Keeffe  Zoom on Batt O'Keeffe   the provision being made to provide enough primary level schools places and second level places for children in Lucan, County Dublin for the next few years; when additional accommodation is planned; the schools for which it is planned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16037/09]

Minister for Education and Science (Deputy Batt O’Keeffe): Information on Batt O'Keeffe  Zoom on Batt O'Keeffe  The Forward Planning Section of my Department is in the process of identifying the areas where significant additional accommodation will be required at primary and post-primary level for 2009 and onwards. Factors under consideration include population growth, demographic trends, current and projected enrolments, recent and planned housing developments and capacity of existing schools to meet demand for places. Having considered these factors decisions will be taken on the means by which emerging needs will be met within an area.


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