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Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Company Registration (19 Nov 2019)

Peter Burke: I thank the Ceann Comhairle's office for selecting for debate this important matter and the effect it can have on SMEs throughout the country. SI 110 of 2019 set a date for the legal obligation to file beneficial ownership information with the Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies, or the register of beneficial ownership, RBO. There may...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Technological Universities (19 Nov 2019)

James Browne: We need to see more leadership from the Government on this in terms of bringing together the institutes of technology and ensuring that a technological university for the south east is developed. It is a major region without a university and this is impacting dramatically. We have one of the worst socio-economic areas in the country with persistently high unemployment and persistently high...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Technological Universities (19 Nov 2019)

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: The Deputy knows how difficult it is to ensure there is a strong budget behind what we hope to do. The huge amount of €90 million shows our intent and the Government's policy. We will continue to put money towards the development of technological universities. As Minister of State, I have visited Waterford at least four times and the same with Carlow. In the interim, they have also...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Technological Universities (19 Nov 2019)

Pat Gallagher: For the next question I ask Deputy Moynihan to forfeit his 30 second introduction. The Minister will give his reply and Deputy Moynihan will have one supplementary question.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

Schools Building Projects Status

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

Aindrias Moynihan: 44. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of the redevelopment project at a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47482/19]

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

Joe McHugh: The Deputy is aware that a building project for the school to which he refers is included in my Department's capital programme to be delivered as part of the national development plan. The project brief is being finalised and this is expected to be completed shortly. The patron, Cork Education and Training Board, recently provided additional information sought by my Department to...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

Aindrias Moynihan: In 2016, there was a commitment to extend Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig. It is a growing school in a growing area. Between them, Coláiste Choilm and Ballincollig community school serve a population of more than 18,000. The school is very much oversubscribed again this year. There appears to have been very little progress in getting the development up and running. In the...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

Joe McHugh: I assure the Deputy there will be no delay. The project brief is being finalised and it is expected to be completed shortly.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects Status (19 Nov 2019)

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Message from Select Committee (19 Nov 2019)

Message from Select Committee (19 Nov 2019)

Pat Gallagher: The Select Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government has completed its consideration of the Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Bill 2019 and has made amendments thereto.

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate (19 Nov 2019)

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation Provision (19 Nov 2019)

School Accommodation Provision

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation Provision (19 Nov 2019)

James Lawless: The Minister is familiar with the rapid growth of the commuter belt in north Kildare in particular. We have discussed schools in Naas, Maynooth and elsewhere where demand has greatly outstripped capacity. This situation is repeating itself in Scoil Dara, which is a secondary school in Kilcock in my constituency. It is under severe pressure because enrolment numbers cannot cope with the...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation Provision (19 Nov 2019)

Bernard Durkan: I thank the Ceann Comhairle for allowing me to raise the issue of the need for a forensic assessment of the educational needs of Scoil Dara in Kilcock, County Kildare and its implications for other schools in north Kildare affected by a dramatically expanding population, thereby highlighting the demand for preschool, primary, post-primary and special needs requirements in the general area....

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: School Accommodation Provision (19 Nov 2019)

Joe McHugh: I thank the Deputies for raising this matter as it provides me with an opportunity to outline the Department's position regarding secondary school places in Kildare North. I happened to speak to a principal of a primary school in Kilcock yesterday on another matter. There is a Donegal connection there. She clearly outlined the future pressures in the area, and it was good to hear that...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects (19 Nov 2019)

Joan Burton: More than 500 people attended the recent open evening for those interested in having their children attend the school. The school now has 230 applications for 2021. I do not know if the Minister is aware of the site on which the school is currently located. I am sure the school community would welcome a visit from him if he is going out of the city via the Navan Road. Essentially, the...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects (19 Nov 2019)

Joe McHugh: We are in the middle of a process to get to September 2021, but whatever availability or demand there is, we have an obligation to do that, and we do it. I have visited the different parts of the more pressured areas. I was in Lucan yesterday and I know there is a question tabled for today in respect of north Kildare. I am aware of the enormous pressures that exist. There are new planning...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Schools Building Projects (19 Nov 2019)

Joan Burton: There is extraordinary population pressure. The Government has referred to demographic factors underlying significant parts of the budget for 2020. This school is an example. Earlier, I asked the Minister about the maps of school planning areas, which very few people from the area - including myself - can actually understand. The maps contain area names that I do not associate in any way...

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