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Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (15 Feb 2018)

Charlie McConalogue: 238. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of participants in each year of the 2014 to 2020 CAP for pillar 1 payments; the amount allocated and expended in each year respectively; the budget allocations for 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8028/18]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (14 Feb 2018)

Denis Naughten: ...2021 to 2030. The targets cover sectors of the economy that fall outside the scope of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). These sectors, including the built-environment, transport and agriculture, account for almost 55% of total EU-28 emissions and 71% of Irish emissions. The proposal is the successor to the Effort Sharing Decision, which established national emissions...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Geological Survey of Ireland (14 Feb 2018)

Seán Kyne: ...and chemical maps. The outputs from this programme, which is now completed over more than half the country, help to update GSI’s geological mapping and also supports areas such as environmental planning, agricultural planning, plant and animal health and the national Radon Control Strategy. Updated Tellus data is also used by the mineral exploration industry and attracts foreign...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Alternative Energy Projects (14 Feb 2018)

Denis Naughten: ...to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in Ireland across the electricity generation, built environment and transport sectors; and in parallel, to pursue an approach to carbon neutrality in the agriculture and land-use sector, including forestry, which does not compromise capacity for sustainable food production. The 2015 Energy White Paper presents a long-term strategic vision that is...

Other Questions: Suckler Welfare Scheme Payments (13 Feb 2018)

Michael Creed: ...suckler sector to Ireland's rural economy and the wider agrifood industry. My Department provides a range of income and investment supports to suckler farmers, including direct payments and grant schemes such as the basic payment scheme, the areas of natural conservation, ANC, scheme, GLAS and TAMS, as well as the beef data and genomics programme, BDGP. Analysis of Teagasc national farm...

Priority Questions: Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme Funding (13 Feb 2018)

Michael Creed: ...not propose to break a contractual commitment into which I have entered with a farmer in Donegal, Cork or any point in between and to reallocate that funding to other areas, be that GLAS, the beef data and genomics programme, BDGP, targeted agricultural modernisation scheme, TAMS, or any other area under the rural development programme. Every cent that we are entitled to under the rural...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Fishing Communities (13 Feb 2018)

Michael Creed: ...which concerned a range of Government policies including natural resources, marine safety and social protection.  I intend to address progress on aspects relevant to my remit as Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.  A number of the recommendations have been superseded by initiatives which have taken place.  In relation to representation structures for the...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Credits (13 Feb 2018)

Paschal Donohoe: I assume the Deputy is referring to the tax credit available through the Succession Farm Partnership scheme. This scheme is a joint initiative between my Department and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, designed to encourage an older farmer to form a partnership with a young trained farmer, with a view to transferring management of the farm and ultimately ownership of...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Aquaculture Licensing Process: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (6 Feb 2018)

Dr. Cecil Beamish: There are many areas in the State where the entity granting the licence or giving consent is also responsible for enforcement. Deputy Kenny talked about agriculture earlier, and we are part of that bigger Department. There are many examples where the Department sets the terms of schemes and various other things but it is also the enforcing body, which is not a unique or...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Industry (6 Feb 2018)

Michael Creed: ...the provision of support for the suckler sector is critically important.  The range of CAP supports currently provided by my Department represent a balance between direct income support (Basic Payment Scheme, Areas of Natural Constraint, Green Low Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme and investment support through TAMS) for the sector and rural development measures (Beef...

Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017: Second Stage [Private Members] (1 Feb 2018)

Andrew Doyle: ...at harbours and piers, and the promotion of seafood through integration with tourism and community events. Island fishermen and other inshore fishermen can, of course, avail of a range of other schemes, such as the dedicated inshore fisheries conservation scheme with its own €6 million allocation. This scheme funds the popular lobster V-notching programme, providing direct...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Data (1 Feb 2018)

Charlie McConalogue: 226. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the cost of increasing the grant rate available for low emissions slurry spreading equipment to 60%. [5173/18]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Information and Communications Technology (1 Feb 2018)

Michael Creed: This Department makes extensive use of ICT systems and services to underpin all of its core activities; including areas such as animal health and welfare, food safety, fisheries and scheme payments. Since 2015 the Department has introduced over 20 new Common Agriculture Policy Schemes and the vast bulk of these are now processed end to end by these digital systems. This transformative...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data and Genomics Programme (1 Feb 2018)

Charlie McConalogue: 238. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to set out the number of herdowners who have outstanding genomic samples to submit under the beef data and genomics scheme. [5155/18]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Agriculture Scheme Appeals (31 Jan 2018)

Michael Creed: ...xa0;cases where appeals have been received but the appeal has not progressed due to legal proceedings or the non availability of the appellant. The statistics requested for the number of appeals received by the Agriculture Appeals Office by scheme by year show the number of appeals that were received that are currently being processed that have not been...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Climate Action Progress: Discussion (30 Jan 2018)

...economic activity across the rural economy. Regarding climate, there are a number of facts that are often unheard in the climate and climate response debate. Since the established base year of 1990, agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 3.5%, while Ireland's national emissions have increased by 10.4%, driven mainly by the transport sector, where emissions have increased...

Seanad: Order of Business (30 Jan 2018)

Jerry Buttimer: .... Yes, we have a road to travel and I accept we have a great deal of work to do. It is unacceptable that people are waiting. That is why the Government made an announcement on the affordable scheme last week. It is important that we build more houses and we create the environment in which to do that. Members will find that there is no reluctance on my part as Leader or from Members on...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Economic Competitiveness (30 Jan 2018)

Paschal Donohoe: ...to exchange views on the RDF. Following that discussion and consideration by my Department further details on the operational modalities of the RDF will be published in due course. Evaluate the effectiveness of SARP to ensure the scheme is meeting objectives and remains internationally competitive and  accessible to enterprises based in Ireland including SMEs The Special Assignee...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Economic Competitiveness (30 Jan 2018)

Heather Humphreys: ...National Competitiveness Council report which fall under the remit of my Department are set out below. Recommendation Status Clarify the eligibility criteria for the Brexit Working Capital Scheme and engage with industry stakeholders accordingly to optimally develop the Scheme. The Brexit Loan Scheme will be available to eligible Irish businesses with up to 499 employees. To be...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Climate Change Policy (30 Jan 2018)

Shane Ross: ...80% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2050 has been collectively targeted across the electricity generation, built environment and transport sectors, in parallel with an approach to carbon neutrality in the agriculture and land-use sector. To progress this objective and place transport firmly on a decarbonisation pathway we are deploying a diverse range of measures, key among them being...

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