Written Answers. - Sports Organisations Funding.

65.

asked the Minister for Education the organisations that benefitted from the grant-in-aid fund for general expenses of sports organistions and miscellaneous sports activities during 1986; and the amount paid to each.

With your permission, A Cheann Chomhairle, the information requested by the Deputy has been prepared in the form of a tabular statement which I propose to circulate with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

Grant-in-Aid Fund for Sports Organisations:

The following payments were made from the grant-in-aid fund for general expenses of sports organisations and miscellaneous sports activities during 1986.

£

Grants to National Sports Organisations (Schedule I)

997,650,00

Grants for International Competition (Schedule II)

67,750.00

Payments relating to the activities of COSPOIR, The National Sports Council

152,088.47

Sports Scholarships

29,955.91

Grants for Outstanding Sportspersons

100,000.00

Cultural Exchanges in Sport

5,000.78

Development Officers (Schedule III)

168,835.82

Grants to Vocational Education Committees for the Development of Sport in Deprived Areas (Schedule IV)

50,000.00

Contribution towards maintenance of Morton Stadium, Santry, Dublin

32,878.74

Miscellaneous

139.03

TOTAL:

1,604,298.75

SCHEDULE I

Grants to the National Sports Organisations in respect of Coaching, Administration, equipment and special projects designed to increase participation or improve standards.

£

Association for Adventure Sports

42,000

Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland (Angling)

3,200

Irish Federation of Sea Anglers

1,000

Irish National Archery Federation

700

Bord Luchleas na hÉireann (Athletics)

60,000

National Athletic & Cycling Association

21,000

Irish Schools Athletics Association

4,200

Irish Aviation Council

800

Badminton Union of Ireland

17,800

Irish Basketball Association

32,000

Republic of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association

2,100

Irish Board Sailing Association

600

Bol Chumann na hÉireann (Bowling)

1,200

Bowling League of Ireland

1,600

Irish Ten Pin Bowling Association

600

Irish Amateur Boxing Association

36,200

Cumann Camogaíochta na nGael (Camogie)

13,650

Irish Canoe Union

8,400

Irish Clay Pigeon Shooting Association

500

National Community Games

66,500

Croquet Association of Ireland

500

Irish Cricket Union

6,900

Irish Womens Cricket Union

500

National Cycling Association

4,500

Irish Cycling Federation

4,600

Irish Deaf Sports Association

4,400

Irish Amateur Fencing Federation

1,200

National Finance Committee for Amateur Football

52,500

Cumann Luthchleas Gael (G.A.A. Football, Hurling, Rounders)

68,000

Ladies Gaelic Football Association

1,200

Golfing Union of Ireland

6,000

Irish Ladies Golf Union

1,600

Irish Amateur Gymnastics Association

8,400

Comhairle Liathróid Láimhe na hÉireann (Handball)

24,000

Irish Olympic Handball Association

1,200

Irish Hockey Union

6,800

Irish Ladies Hockey Union

13,600

Irish Judo Association

6,300

Irish Mini-Sport Movement

3,700

Federation of Mountaineering Clubs of Ireland

4,700

Republic of Ireland Netball Association

2,650

Olympic Council of Ireland

275,000

Irish Orienteering Association

3,200

Pitch & Putt Union of Ireland

3,800

Racquetball Association of Ireland

1,600

Irish Amateur Rowing Union

37,000

Saol Plus

3,200

Irish Special-Olympics

4,250

Speleological Union of Ireland

700

Irish Sports Acrobatics Federation

2,800

Irish Squash Rackets Association

11,600

Irish Womens' Squash Rackets Association

4,500

Irish Surfing Association

600

Irish Amateur Swimming Association

23,000

Irish Schools Swimming Association

5,300

Irish Lawn Tennis Association

24,500

Irish Table Tennis Association

3,800

Irish Tug of War Association

2,100

Irish Underwater Council (Sub-Aqua)

1,800

Volleyball Association of Ireland

7,350

Irish Water-Polo Association

1,400

Irish Amateur Weightlifting Association

750

Irish Wheelchair Association (Sports Section)

30,000

Irish Wildbird Conservancy

1,000

Irish Yachting Association

7,400

Youth in Education and Sport

3,700

SCHEDULE II

Grants to National Sports Organisations towards the cost of hosting-attending major international competitions.

Name of Association

1986

£

Irish Ladies Squash Rackets Association

800

Comhairle Liathróid Láimhe na hÉireann

2,000

Irish Canoe Union

3,500

Republic of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association

1,500

F.I.S.E.C.

2,800

Irish Wheelchair Association

3,000

Irish Orienteering Association

600

Irish Waterpolo Association

500

Irish Surfing Association

300

Sand-Yachting Association of Ireland

300

Irish Yachting Association

2,500

Irish Tug of War Association

2,000

Irish Olympic Handball Association

500

Irish Waterski Association

150

Badminton Union of Ireland

2,500

Bord Luthchleas na hÉireann

9,000

Bowling League of Ireland

300

Irish Hang-Gliding Association

300

Irish Deaf Sports Association

800

Irish Ladies Golf Union

1,000

Racquetball Association of Ireland

1,500

Irish Basketball Assocation

2,000

National League of the Blind

1,000

Irish Veteran Athletes Association

1,000

Irish Ten-Pin Bowling Association

1,400

Irish Squash Rackets Association

1,500

Irish Schools Athletic Association

1,500

Cork City Sports

10,000

Irish Women's Cricket Union

500

Youth in Education and Sport

1,500

National Cycling Association of Ireland

3,000

Volleyball Association of Ireland

500

Cerebral Palsy Sport Ireland

1,000

Golfing Union of Ireland

2,500

Dublin Ballooning Club

300

Irish Amateur Weightlifting Association

100

Irish Table Tennis Association

300

Equestrian Federation of Ireland

6,000

Irish Lawn Tennis Association

400

SCHEDULE III

Development Officer Grants 1986

(Maximum grant £7,000 per annum)

Sports Organisations

1. Association for Adventure Sports

2. Glenans Sailing Centre

3. Cumann Lúthchleas Gael (3 posts)

4. Irish Basketball Association

5. National Community Games

6. Cumann Camogaiochta na nGael

7. Irish Wildbird Conservancy

8. Irish Canoe Union

Community Organisations

10. Clare Social Services

11. Western Care

12. Coláiste na bhFiann

13. Nenagh Social Services

14. Connemara West

15. Irish Wheelchair Association

16. Killala Community Council

17. Irish Countrywomens Association (2 posts)

18. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

19. Tallaght Welfare Society

20. County Donegal Care of the Aged

21. Central Remedial Clinic

22. Cerebral Palsy Association

23. Glencree Centre

24. Gael Linn

SCHEDULE IV

Grants to Vocational Education Committee for the Development of Sport in Deprived Areas

£

City of Dublin VEC

11,500

County Dublin VEC

11,500

Dún Laoghaire VEC

7,500

City of Cork VEC

7,000

City of Limerick VEC

5,000

City of Galway VEC

3,500

City of Waterford VEC

2,500

Town of Tralee VEC

1,500

66.

asked the Minister for Education the organistions that benefitted from the grant-in-aid fund for general expenses of youth organisations during 1986; and the amount allocated to each.

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the attached tables.

Summary:

£

Grants to Youth Organisations

2,980,458

Miscellaneous Grants

109,090

Local Youth Service/Special Projects

818,250

Political Education Officers

28,000

Total

3,935,798

Grant-in-Aid Fund for general expenses of youth organisations and other expenditure in relation to youth — Expenditure in 1986

1. Youth Organisations

Youth Service Grant

In-Service Training/ Organisational Development

Programme Development

Exchanges

Total

£

£

£

£

£

An Óige

65,300

2,600

67,900

Boys Brigade

7,200

1,000

8,200

Catholic Boys Scouts of Ireland

202,100

6,875

– 4,400

23,746

237,121

Catholic Guides of Ireland

73,100

6,000

8,765

87,865

Catholic Youth Council

306,400

4,000

3,000

3,860

317,260

Church of Ireland Youth Council

59,000

3,400

1,690

64,090

Confederation of Peace Corps

14,000

1,000

687

15,687

ECO—Unesco Clubs

16,000

1,450

17,450

Feachtas

21,000

1,300

360

22,660

Federation of Irish Workcamp Organistions

18,300

1,500

19,800

Foróige

460,700

12,000

10,000

499

483,199

Girls Brigade

11,200

1,075

12,275

Girls Friendly Society

5,000

1,000

19

6,019

Irish Girl Guides

123,500

4,700

2,400

130,600

Irish Methodist Youth Department

4,200

1,100

4,140

9,440

Junior Chamber Ireland

10,500

1,000

11,500

Macra na Feirme

160,400

13,000

240

173,640

National Association for Youth Drama

14,000

1,000

15,000

National Federation of Youth Clubs

619,100

11,000

20,000

8,612

658,712

National Youth Council of Ireland

174,500

4,000

2,560

181,060

Ógra Chorcaí

161,600

1,853

168,453

Ógras

22,840

1,000

23,840

Order of Malta Cadet Corps

14,000

1,000

812

15,812

Presbyterian Youth

10,000

1,000

430

11,430

Scout Association of Ireland

155,200

7,000

9,510

171,710

Young Womens' Christian Association

2,000

1,000

3,000

Comhairle le Leas Óige

4,000

20,000

3,735

27,735

2,754,140

95,000

57,400

73,918

2,980,458

2. Miscellaneous Grants

£

Royal Irish Acadamy—grant for Exchange Study

3,000

Youth Exchange Bureau —Priming Grant

30,000

Gaisce — The Presidents Award —Priming Grant

45,000

Catholic Young Mens Society —Priming Grant

2,000

Common Training Programme —Annual Grant

7,180

Federation of Irish Scout Associations —Annual Grant

9,000

Foróige — Athlone Development Officer—Annual Grant

7,840

Between—Exchange Grants

5,070

Total

109,090

3. Local Youth Services/Special Projects

£

£

City of Dublin

167,500

Comhairle le Leas Oige

155,000

Arrupe Society

12,500

Co. Dublin

200,000

Co. Dublin VEC

182,500

Catholic Youth Council(Darndale)

17,500

Dún Laoghaire VEC

64,250

City of Waterford VEC

89,000

City of Cork VEC

64,250

City of Limerick VEC

49,250

City of Galway VEC

49,250

Town of Bray VEC

17,500

County Monaghan VEC

14,250

County Cavan VEC

14,250

County Laois VEC

14,250

Tipperary, South Riding VEC

14,250

County Sligo VEC

14,250

County Mayo VEC

14,250

County Kerry

31,750

County Kerry VEC

22,375

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

9,375

Total

818,250

4. Political Education Officers

£

Fianna Fáil

7,000

Fine Gael

7,000

The Labour Party

7,000

The Workers' Party

7,000

28,000