Written Answers. - Amenity Zone Development.

Deirdre Clune

Question:

126 Ms Clune asked the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources if EU funding has been granted to an area (details supplied) in County Cork for development as an amenity zone; the level of funding, if any, provided; the conditions under which funding was granted; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5147/00]

No application was received by my Department in respect of the named forest for grant aid under either the urban woodland scheme or the amenity woodland scheme. Both schemes are administered by the Forest Service of my Department with the purpose of establishing and developing woodlands for public enjoyment and recreation.