Dáil Éireann - Volume 460 - 31 January, 1996

Written Answers - Appointment of Lectures.

96. Mr. Cowen asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry if he will have arrangements made for the appointment of a landscape designer as the lecturer on the diploma course in amenity horticulture at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 11, in view of the difficulties caused by the resignation of the existing lecturer. [2092/96]

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry (Mr. Yates): The lecturer on the diploma course in amenity horticulture at the National Botanic Gardens resigned at short notice with effect from 19 January. On 22 January, I sanctioned, with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, a replacement lecturer for the course.