Dáil Éireann - Volume 398 - 22 May, 1990

Written Answers. - County Westmeath School Caretakers.

223. Mr. McGrath asked the Minister for Education the number of caretakers employed in primary schools in County Westmeath for the years 1980 to 1990 inclusive.

Minister for Education (Mrs. O'Rourke): Under my Department's scheme for the employment of caretakers [2378] in national schools the following are the numbers employed for the county and years in question: 1980, 6; 1981, 6; 1982, 7; 1983, 7; 1984, 7; 1985, 7; 1986, 6; 1987, 6; 1988, 6; 1989, 6; 1990, 6.

Other national schools in County Westmeath as in other counties have employed such staff under the social employment scheme administered by FÁS.