Written Answers. - County Limerick Youth Employment Schemes.

589.

asked the Minister for Labour the total amount of grants paid in County Limerick during 1984 under the youth employment schemes; the location of the works; and the number of people employed on each scheme.

The position in relation to youth levy funded schemes in County Limerick in 1984 is as follows:

1. Youth Employment Agency Schemes

(a) Community Enterprise Programme

No. of projects

1 (4 employed)

Grant-Aid

£7,280

Location

Limerick City

(b) Young Scientists and Technologists Employment Scheme

No. of placements

8

Grant-Aid

Various locations in the county

(c) Youth Self Employment Programme

No. participants

23

Grant-Aid

£55,000

Location

Adare, Ballyaughan, Ballyroan, Caherconlish, Greystones, Kilmallock, Limerick, Newcastlewest.

(d) National Co-Operative Farm Relief Services Scheme/YEO financed

No. employed

4

Grant-Aid

£7,500.

Locations

An area which covers County Limerick and North Cork

(e) Marketplace Programme

No. of placements

1

Grant-Aid

£3,000

Locations

Limerick City

2. AnCO Training Schemes

(a) Training Centres

No. Trained

517

Total Cost

£1,096,700

Location

Limerick Training Centre.

(b) External Training Courses

No. trained

552.

Total Cost

£750,000.

Locations

Kilfinane, Kilmallock, Limerick City, Newcastle West, Rathkeale.

(c) Community Youth Training Projects:

No. trained

212.

Total Cost to AnCO

£468,000

Locations

Askeaton, Castleconnell, Castlemahon, Curragh Chase, Foynes, Galbally, Garryglass, Glin, Limerick City, Lisnagry, Newcastle West, Pallasgreen, Templeglantic, Thomondgate, Singland.

(d) Community Workshops

No. trained

173

Total Cost to AnCO

£451,900

Locations

Limerick Youth Centre, Glenworth Street, Limerick; St. Martins, Francis Street, Limerick; Enterprise Centre, South Hill, Limerick.

(e) Travelling Peoples Workshops:

No. trained

15

Total Cost to AnCO

£29,900

Location

Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West.

(f) Apprentice Training

No. trained

204

Total Cost to AnCO

£1,383,200

Location

Limerick Training Centre.

3. CERT Training Programmes

No. trained

51

Total Cost

£48,882

Location

Limerick

4. Department of Labour

(a) Work Experience Programme

No. participants

618

Cost of allowances

£240,292.

Locations

Participants from various parts of the county.

(b) Grant Scheme for Youth Employment

No. participants

139

Total grants

£123,477

Locations

Ballyhahill, Bruff, Castleconnell, Clooncagh/Knockaderry, Knocklong, Limerick City, Lisnagry, Monaleen, Murroe, Thomondgate.

(c) Enterprise Allowance Scheme

No. participants

22

Cost of allowances

£24,200

Locations

Annacothy, Ballinacurra, Caherconlish, Castleconnell, Castlemahon, Castletroy, Gouldavoher, Jamesboro, Kilfinane, Killalee, Kilmallock, Limerick City, Newcastle West, Prospect, Pallaskenry, Rathkeale.

5. Department of Education

Vocational Preparation and Training Programme

No. participants

811

Cost of Allowances

£97,320.

Locations

Askeaton, Hospital and Limerick City Secondary Schools; Abbeyfeale, Cappamore, Croom, Dromcolagher, Hospital, Limerick City, Kilmallock, Newcastle West, Rathkeale and Shanagolden Vocational Schools; and Crescent College Comprehensive and St. Enda's Community School, Limerick City.

6. Department of the Environment

Environment Works (Special Projects) Scheme

No. participants

30

Grant-Aid

£106,000

Locations

Abbeyfeale, Caherdavin, Foynes, Mountcollins.