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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: (13 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: An amount of €21m was provided under the Capital Plan 2016-2022 for the completion of Phase 1 of the National Indoor Arena.  Phase 1, comprising a National Indoor Athletics Training Centre, a National Gymnastics Training Centre and a National Indoor Training Centre catering for over 20 sports, was completed in December 2016...

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

Patrick O'Donovan: I propose to take Questions Nos. 349 to 351, inclusive, together. Under the 2016-2021 Capital Plan as published by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, a capital envelope of over €314 million was provided for sports facilities over seven years to cover both local and national level sports facilities, including swimming pools. This includes €21 million for...

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

Patrick O'Donovan: A new round of the Sports Capital Programme valued at €30m was announced last December. The new round included a number of changes designed to simplify and streamline the application process including a much shortened application form. By the closing date of the 24th February, 2,320 applications were received. These applications will be assessed by officials in my Department...

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

Patrick O'Donovan: All of the 2320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months.  Given the number of applications received and the detailed information submitted, it will take a number of months to complete this process and I expect that allocations will be made in September.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Funding (12 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I am aware of the grants provided to the college as referred to by the Deputy. As is standard for grants under the Sports Capital Programme, the grantee and my Department entered into a Deed of Covenant and Charge for the amounts of the grants which, inter alia, requires the facility to be kept in sports use for a minimum of 15 years from the date of the last payment of the...

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

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2,320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months.  An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes Funding (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: 370. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the position in regard to the equipment grant for community employment schemes; and his plans to increase the rate payable under the grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17999/17]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: 2,320 applications were submitted under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. Details of the full  assessment process and scoring system for the 2017 round of the Programme are available on my Department's website at . Over the coming months, all of the applications received will be assessed by officials in my Department in accordance with this process. Once...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months. An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months. An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Ferry Services (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: My Department provides capital funding to Fáilte Ireland who administer and award capital grants to develop a wide range of tourism attractions. The Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects administered by Fáilte Ireland does not fund infrastructural projects such as car ferry services which fall outside the scope of projects eligible for grant aid assistance under...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sport Ireland Funding (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: Sport Ireland, which is funded by my Department, is the statutory body with responsibility for the development of sport, increasing participation at all levels and raising standards, including the allocation of funding across its various programmes. Sport Ireland channels funding for sport through the relevant recognised National Governing Bodies of Sport.  Sport Ireland has no...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tourism Funding (11 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: My Department's role in relation to tourism lies in the area of national tourism policy.  It is not directly involved in the management or development of individual tourism projects.  These are operational matters for the Board and Management of Fáilte Ireland.  While the Department provides funding to Fáilte Ireland to invest in tourism offerings, it does not have a...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (6 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2,320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months. An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year.  It is not possible...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Swimming Pool Programme Expenditure (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: Phase 1 of this development, in which Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology is a partner, comprises a Swimming Pool and Leisure Centre together with a Training Centre for Outdoor Pursuits at Lough Lannagh. Mayo County Council's estimated cost of this phase is €11.095m. Castlebar Swimming Pool is in the 2000 round of the Local Authority Swimming Pool Programme...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tourism Capital Investment Programme (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I propose to take Questions Nos. 638 to 640, inclusive, together. My Department's role in relation to tourism lies primarily in the area of national tourism policy.  It is not directly involved in the management or development of individual tourism projects.  These are operational matters for the Board and Management of Fáilte Ireland.  While the Department provides...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: Any proposal to proceed with the development of a velodrome at the National Sports Campus would be subject in the normal way to the availability of capital funding and the outcome of an appropriate financial appraisal, in accordance with the Public Spending Code. A financial appraisal for the project is currently being finalised by Sport Ireland. The availability of capital funding...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2,320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months. An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: All of the 2320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months. Given the number of applications received and the detailed information submitted, it will take a number of months to complete this process and I expect that allocations will be made in August or September.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Sports Capital Programme Applications (4 Apr 2017)

Patrick O'Donovan: I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to by the Deputy under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme. All of the 2320 applications received under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will be assessed by officials in my Department over the coming months.  An announcement regarding allocations will be made later this year. It is not...

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