Written Answers. - Job Creation.

Michael Ring

Question:

122 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage Gaeltacht and the Islands the locations of job increases in County Mayo for 2001; the locations jobs were lost in County Mayo for 2001; and the details of job increases and decreases in counties Galway and Donegal for 2001 for Údaras na Gaeltachta assisted companies. [4022/02]

The following tables set out the information sought by the Deputy in relation to the Gaeltacht areas of counties Mayo, Galway and Donegal during 2001. The table illustrates new jobs filled in Údarás assisted companies during the year 2001, jobs lost in Údarás assisted companies during the year and net increase or decrease for the year.

Table 1

County

Increaseduring year

Jobs lostduring year

Net Increase(Decrease)for year

Mayo

145

69

76

Galway

598

786

(188)

Donegal

362

387

(25)

Table 2, as follows, sets out the location of increases or decreases in the Gaeltacht areas of County Mayo during the year, as requested:
Table 2

Location

Increase

Decrease

Net Change

An Clochar

1

-5

-4

Cuan Oiligh

3

0

3

Béal an Mhuirthead

83

-15

68

Barr na Trá

4

-2

2

Poll a'tSómais

2

-7

-5

Port Urlainne

11

0

11

Béal Deirg

0

-2

-2

Gleann na Muaidhe

0

-2

-2

Gaoth Sáile

2

-1

1

An Corrán

0

-5

-5

Dumha Éige

8

0

8

Bun an Churraigh

28

-18

10

Tuar Mhic Éadaigh

3

-12

-9

Total

145

-69

+76

The locations specified in the table are the townlands in which employment changes occurred.