Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
1339. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her plans to fund the National Children’s Science Museum upon completion, either through her Department or through bodies under her aegis; the amount invested in the project to date; the amount raised by the National Children’s Science Museum through philanthropic donations to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5449/20]
No decision has been taken on the provision of any funding to the National Children’s Science Museum upon its completion. The amount of funding provided to date by my Department in relation to the project is as follows:
2006 – 2009 €637,500
Any philanthropic donations raised by the National Children’s Science Museum is a matter for that entity.