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Republic Of Ireland (Papal Visit)

Volume 973: debated on Thursday 8 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of the total State schools is the number of schools that closed for a school day during the Papal visit to the Republic of Ireland.

[pursuant to his reply, 1 November 1979, c. 650]: 8.8 per cent. of controlled schools closed on the day in question.