Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme
1402. To ask the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht when a person (details supplied) will be paid the cessation payment for their bog in County Roscommon; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5704/20]
An application under the cessation of turf cutting compensation scheme had been received from the individual referred to in the Deputy’s Question.
Annual payments for 2020 (€1,554 to each qualifying applicant) under the cessation of turf cutting compensation scheme to qualifying applicants are being made. My Department expects this process to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2020.