Written Answers. - County Cork Youth Activities.

431.

asked the Minister for Education the amount spent on youth and sporting activities in County Cork in each of the last three years; and the projected expenditure for this area in 1981.

The following is a list of grants allocated by the Department of Education for youth and sport activities in the Cork area in 1978, 1979 and 1980.

£

1. Ógra Chorcaí

1978

20,500

1979

31,600

1980

42,200

2. City of Cork VEC to assist Ógra Chorcaí

1978

4,000

1979

6,000

1980

6,000

3. County Cork VEC to assist youth and sport organisations in its area of administration:—

1978

7,000

1979

13,000

1980

14,500

4. City of Cork VEC to assist youth and sport organisations in its area of administration:—

1978

6,000

1979

10,000

1980

10,000

5. Projects grant-aided under the TYES (Cork area):—

1978

85,000

1979

214,820

1980

153,070

6. Grants allocated under the national programme for the provision of recreational facilities (Cork area):—

1980

422,000

Grants for 1981 have not yet been decided.