Written Answers. - Departmental Funding.

Billy Timmins

Question:

177 Mr. Timmins asked the Taoiseach if he grants funding to any organisation whose membership is secret or unknown; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2868/03]

Grants made by my Department to any organisation are subject to application and processing procedures consistent with ensuring that the conditions of the grant funding are met. This requires furnishing of detailed information, including the people involved, and the purpose for which the grant is sought.