Dáil Éireann - Volume 313 - 21 March, 1979
Written Answers. - National School Classes.
Mr. E. Collins Mr. E. Collins
 308. Mr. E. Collins asked the Minister for Education (1) the number of classes and the number of pupils in such classes in excess of 40, (2) the number of classes and number of pupils in such classes in excess of 45, in national  schools in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979 at the latest date for which figures are available.
Minister for Education (Mr. Wilson) John P. Wilson
Minister for Education (Mr. Wilson): The information sought by the Deputy is as follows:—
(1) Classes in excess of 40
(2) Classes in excess of 45
(a) Classes and pupils under (2) are also included under (1)
(b) There is a small element of estimation in relation to the 1978/79 figures.
Dáil Éireann 313 Written Answers. National School Classes.