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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme was advertised my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding. My Department made significant efforts to streamline and simplify the application process on this occasion in order to try and reduce the number of invalid application. Amongst...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Data (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on the 24th February. By the closing date, a record number of 2,320 applications seeking €155 million in grants were received. Of these 2,320 applications, a total of 465 were deemed invalid. Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons: - Title/Access requirements of the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Swimming Pool Programme Expenditure (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: Details of all swimming pool allocations and payments from 2008 to date are available on my Department's website at .

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: I propose to take Questions Nos. 1374 and 1380 together. When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme (SCP) was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding. Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons:- - Title/Access...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme (SCP) was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding. Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons:- - Title/Access requirements of the SCP not satisfied - Insufficient...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: Allocations in respect of applications submitted under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme were announced in November and December last. Full details of these allocations are available on my Department's website. The priority in the medium term will be on advancing these projects.  A decision on the timing of the next round of the programme will be made later this...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: The assessment process and scoring scheme used for the Sports Capital Programme (SCP) has been developed based on experience of overseeing the programme over a number of years. While some changes were made to the scoring system for the 2017 round of the SCP, no alterations were made to the scores awarded for ball stop netting. The assessment process and scoring system is...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: The sharing of facilities is one of the stated objectives of the Sports Capital Programme (SCP). Applicants are advised at application stage that they will obtain extra marks at assessment if they show that the proposed facilities will be shared. Under the SCP, schools, colleges and Education and Training Boards may only apply for funding jointly with a local sports club or group. Of the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tourism Industry (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: My Department's role in relation to tourism lies in the area of national tourism policy development.  It is not directly involved in the management or development of individual tourism projects, such as the Wild Atlantic Way. These are operational matters for the Board and Management of Fáilte Ireland. Accordingly, I have referred the Deputy's question to Fáilte Ireland...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Eligibility (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme (SCP) was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding. Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons:- - Title/Access requirements of the SCP not satisfied - Insufficient...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Eligibility (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme (SCP) was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding. Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons:- - Title/Access requirements of the SCP not satisfied - Insufficient...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tourism Industry (16 Jan 2018)

Brendan Griffin: This is an operational matter for the board and management of Fáilte Ireland.  Accordingly, I have referred the Deputy's question to the agency for further information and direct reply.   Please advise my private office if the Deputy does not receive a reply within ten working days.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Wild Atlantic Way Project (14 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: The Programme for Government provides that the Government will set aside €100 million in additional capital funding for investment in the Wild Atlantic Way, Greenways and a number of other initiatives.  This commitment covers a number of funding programmes and Departments. Following from the mid-term review of the Capital Plan, an amount of almost...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (14 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on the 24th February. By the closing date, a record number of 2,320 applications seeking €155 million in grants were received.  When the programme was launched, it was envisaged that €30m would be available which would have made the allocation of grants particularly challenging. Following the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Fáilte Ireland (13 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: My Department's role in relation to tourism lies in the area of national tourism policy development.  It does not become involved in the management or development of individual tourism projects, which are operational matters for the Board and Management of Fáilte Ireland.  While the Department provides capital funding to Fáilte Ireland for investment in tourism...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Facilities Provision (13 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: Having visited Donegal immediately after the severe flooding incident at the end of August, I am aware of the challenges faced by a number of sports clubs in the area and have previously stated that I am eager to assist in any way I can. In this regard, my Department made contact with relevant sports clubs impacted by the flooding but whose damage was deemed to be outside the terms of the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Facilities Expenditure (13 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: In relation to the college referred to by the Deputy, earlier this year my Department was made aware of local concerns relating to the continued sporting use of facilities which had previously received funding under the Sports Capital Programme. The facilities also received CLAR and RAPID funding from the then Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Departmental Funding (13 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: Responsibility for the allocation of funding to the OPW and the Heritage Council rests with my colleagues, the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform and the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht respectively. Questions relating to the allocation of funding to the OPW and the Heritage Council are more appropriate to the responsible Ministers.  ...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (13 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: I can confirm that the organisation referred to by the Deputy applied for a grant under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme.  When the 2017 Programme was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the Department’s minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding.  Applications were deemed invalid...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Eligibility (12 Dec 2017)

Brendan Griffin: When the 2017 Sports Capital Programme was advertised, my Department issued a guide to filling out the application form which set out the Department's minimum requirements that applicants had to meet to be considered for funding.  Applications were deemed invalid primarily for one or more of the following reasons: - Title/Access requirements of the Sports Capital Programme not...

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