Dáil Éireann - Volume 610 - 22 November, 2005

Written Answers. - Schools Refurbishment.

  527. Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the condition of a school yard (details supplied) in County Kildare is such that the staff and management have to prevent children running during play and break periods for health and safety reasons; if she has received an application from the school management to have the resurfacing of the school yard included in the 2006 summer works programme; if a decision has been made on this application to date in 2005 or when a decision can be expected. [35184/05]

  Ms Hanafin: The school to which the Deputy refers has submitted an application for an upgrade to its external play area under the summer works scheme for 2006. The closing date for the receipt of such applications was 14 October. All applications are being assessed and a list of successful applicants will be published when the assessment procedure has been completed.