182. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Education and Skills the grant support available to a board of management of a secondary school in need of substantial refurbishment and housed in a protected structure of historical value; if there is a new scheme available for such schools; the process by which they apply; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 17465/18 asked on 24 Apr 2018)

Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Richard Bruton): I wish to advise the Deputy that applications for major capital projects, including applications from schools with protected structures, will be considered on receipt of an application for Major Capital Works (form SLE). The application form is available on my Departments website on www.education.ie