Dáil Éireann - Volume 499 - 03 February, 1999

Written Answers. - National Library.

81. Mr. Quinn asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands the position regarding the appointment of a director to the National Library; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2820/99]

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Miss de Valera): I refer the Deputy to my reply to Question No. 5 of 15 October last when I indicated that, having regard to the circumstances which I outlined, I had decided that the present arrangements for carrying out the duties of the post should continue in place for another year.