Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Education and Skills
Question 187: To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 145 of 21 June 2011, if the specifics of the case have been looked at as this is an exceptional case (details supplied). [17374/11]
As previously advised Bus Éireann, which operates the school transport scheme on behalf of my Department, has confirmed that the pupils referred to by the Deputy are not attending their school of amalgamation.
Under the terms of the national primary school transport scheme, in the circumstances they are not eligible for school transport under the closed school rule.