Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

Denis Foley

Question:

321 Mr. Foley asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will list, in respect of County Kerry for each of the years 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000, the grants, projects or schemes funded by his Department, or any agency under the aegis of his Department; the receiving body or organisation; and the amount allocated in each instance. [7502/01]

The organisations based in County Kerry that received funding from my Department's allocation from the National Lottery for each of the years 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 are listed as follows.

Organisation

£

1997

Iveragh Mental Health Association, Cahirciveen

4,000

Kerry Branch Alzheimer's Society, Tralee.

15,000

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Listowel.

5,000

Organisation

£

Presentation Family Centre, Listowel.

100,000

Friends of Listowel District Hospital

3,900

1998

Nil

1999

Irish Wheelchair Association, Tralee.

2,411

2000

Towers Friendship and Respite Centre, Tralee.

50,000

Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Killarney.

100,000

The Deputy will appreciate that the making of payments, both capital and non-capital, to specific voluntary bodies is usually a matter for the local health board and I have asked the Southern Health Board to reply directly to the Deputy in this matter.