Dáil Debates, Health

Dáil Issues, Education, Parliamentary Questions

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the progress made in the acquisition of a site for a new school (details supplied) in County Dublin and the delivery of temporary accommodation at the existing site in the interim; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Details Supplied) at St Josephs in Rush County Dublin.

REPLY: As the Deputy is aware the building project for the school in question is included on my Department’s capital programme.

The Department of Education has recently contacted officials in Fingal County Council for assistance under the Memorandum of Understanding in relation to the identification and acquisition of a suitable site.  Negotiations with relevant landowners in respect of the potential acquisition of the zoned post primary school site at that location is currently underway.
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Business Enterprise and Innovation, Dáil Issues, Human Rights, Worker's Rights

Parliamentary Questions, Public Expenditure

To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funds made available for minor flood works and coastal protection have been drawn down by Fingal County Council to tackle coastal erosion at the Burrow, Portrane.

REPLY:  I am well aware of the coastal erosion at Portrane and I visited the area on the 18th October 2018 to view the commencement of the interim works. Local Authorities lead on identifying works to protect the coast in their respective areas and Fingal County Council are continuing to liaise with the OPW regarding a long term solution for the protection of Portrane.
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