Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - New Ross Harbour.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state what financial assistance he is prepared to give to the New Ross Harbour Board to enable them to carry out the necessary improvements to the New Ross port.

A grant of £5,000 towards the cost of constructing a jetty at New Ross Harbour has been approved and as I informed the Deputy in reply to a question last week, a survey of the harbour has recently been completed by the Office of Public Works to enable plans and estimates for this work to be prepared.