Dáil Éireann - Volume 473 - 23 January, 1997
Written Answers. - Third Level Institutions.
Mr. B. Smith Mr. B. Smith
129. Mr. B. Smith asked the Minister for Education the proposals, if any, she has to establish additional regional technical colleges or institutes of education; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1908/97]
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach) Niamh Bhreathnach
Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): In July 1995 the Government approved the establishment of two new third level colleges, Tipperary Rural and Business Development Institute and Dún Laoghaire Regional Technical College. I have also recently announced my decision and that of the Government to proceed with the provision of a new regional technical college at Blanchardstown as recommended by the Steering Committee on the Future Development of Higher Education.
Dáil Éireann 473 Written Answers. Third Level Institutions.