Written Answers. - Cavan and Donegal Afforestation.

James Leonard

Question:

69 Mr. Leonard asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry the acreage of land that has been afforested by Coillte and the private sector in counties Cavan and Donegal for which records are available in each of the last three years. [1128/96]

The area of land afforested in counties Cavan and Donegal by Coillte and the private sector for the years 1993 to 1995 which has been grant aided is as follows:

Cavan

Year

Coillte

Private

hectares

hectares

1993

158

173

1994

214

131

1995

288

331

Donegal

Year

Coillte

Private

hectares

hectares

1993

736

845

1994

586

1,310

1995

859

2,544