Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Questions (240)

Paul Kehoe

Question:

381 Mr. Kehoe asked the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will give a breakdown of the number of companies supported by IDA Ireland in each county here; the number of employees employed in those IDA Ireland supported companies per county; the amount of grant aid awarded to the IDA Ireland supported companies over the past ten years; and if he will give a breakdown per county. [25397/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment)

The following tables show the following data: the number of IDA Ireland supported companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive; the number of employees in IDA Ireland supported companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive; and the amount of grant aid awarded to IDA Ireland supported companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive. IDA Ireland does not provide a company-by-company breakdown of the grant aid awarded in each county for confidentiality and competitive reasons.

Number of IDA supported Companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive.

County

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Carlow

7

7

7

7

8

8

8

8

8

8

Cavan

11

11

10

10

10

10

10

9

8

7

Clare

13

13

14

13

13

13

13

10

9

8

Cork

112

113

110

109

121

133

134

132

134

134

Donegal

14

14

11

11

11

12

14

13

13

13

Dublin

372

426

511

565

593

690

667

577

535

499

Galway

38

38

42

44

45

46

51

52

54

52

Kerry North

11

11

11

10

10

11

11

11

11

11

Kerry South

14

13

13

13

14

14

12

12

11

12

Kildare

25

27

27

27

25

27

28

28

27

27

Kilkenny

8

8

8

9

9

9

9

10

10

8

Laois

7

7

7

8

8

5

5

6

5

5

Leitrim

4

4

4

6

5

5

5

6

6

6

Limerick

47

46

44

44

48

44

40

40

39

39

Longford

9

9

9

10

10

9

7

8

7

8

Louth

26

26

27

28

29

27

25

22

19

20

Mayo

21

21

18

18

19

21

26

25

26

24

Meath

14

14

14

15

18

18

20

20

20

18

Monaghan

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

7

8

8

Offaly

13

13

12

11

12

14

13

12

11

10

Roscommon

10

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

8

Sligo

17

17

17

17

19

19

21

21

24

24

Tipperary North

10

8

8

8

8

8

8

7

5

6

Tipperary South

10

12

11

12

12

10

12

12

12

12

Waterford

28

29

28

28

32

33

31

31

32

32

Westmeath

16

16

16

17

19

18

20

19

19

18

Wexford

19

20

19

20

20

20

19

16

16

15

Wicklow

26

23

24

24

25

27

26

25

24

22

Total

908

961

1,037

1,099

1,158

1,266

1,250

1,148

1,102

1,054

Number of employees in IDA supported companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive.

County

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Carlow

1,405

1,224

1,156

1,135

1,200

1,176

1,123

1,102

1,058

1,019

Cavan

1,266

1,312

1,236

1,239

1,257

1,218

1,218

1,231

1,236

1,169

Clare

1,103

1,114

1,141

1,162

1,130

1,188

1,211

1,081

914

890

Cork

10,775

11,453

11,953

12,499

13,763

15,037

18,025

18,532

18,204

18,162

Donegal

4,362

4,497

4,199

4,134

3,838

2,772

2,739

2,574

2,640

2,287

Dublin

22,707

25,559

29,305

34,187

39,454

45,951

52,250

49,082

47,858

46,081

Galway

4,836

5,484

6,140

7,266

7,798

7,875

9,256

9,114

8,296

8,406

Kerry North

1,131

1,064

971

736

683

840

1,027

1,190

1,083

1,004

Kerry South

1,114

979

1,029

1,123

1,253

1,356

1,619

1,771

1,361

1,201

Kildare

3,901

5,199

6,793

8,766

8,785

8,871

10,670

10,100

10,214

10,222

Kilkenny

333

370

326

384

434

392

304

357

429

338

Laois

874

862

852

808

707

337

344

298

285

270

Leitrim

385

370

393

326

259

311

242

576

674

1,244

Limerick

6,442

6,942

7,412

7,849

8,860

9,778

10,651

10,061

8,937

8,443

Longford

815

816

811

699

744

437

369

402

423

559

Louth

3,564

3,713

3,200

3,409

3,476

3,518

3,771

2,621

2,524

2,339

Mayo

2,979

3,111

2,932

2,711

3,170

3,195

3,749

3,874

3,502

3,468

Meath

1,205

1,255

1,281

1,296

1,340

1,232

1,289

1,246

1,173

1,097

Monaghan

478

507

498

476

490

457

438

442

469

335

Offaly

1,447

1,533

1,516

1,479

1,534

1,884

1,620

1,308

1,198

1,109

Roscommon

603

653

864

924

970

974

1,026

1,009

984

1,068

Sligo

1,943

2,069

2,183

2,295

2,461

2,508

2,551

2,419

2,502

2,397

Tipperary North

1,193

1,255

1,349

1,383

1,330

1,355

1,486

1,413

946

714

Tipperary South

1,273

1,535

2,130

1,992

1,178

1,400

1,703

2,102

2,202

2,028

Waterford

3,757

3,765

3,873

4,345

4,971

4,912

4,697

4,943

5,294

5,669

Westmeath

2,155

1,912

2,077

2,402

2,430

2,293

2,687

2,797

2,776

2,177

Wexford

1,572

1,742

1,924

1,989

1,972

1,997

2,016

1,822

1,897

1,851

Wicklow

1,979

2,129

2,039

2,217

2,377

2,935

3,044

2,810

2,925

3,446

Total

85,597

92,424

99,583

109,231

117,864

126,199

141,125

136,277

132,004

128,993

Amount of grant aid awarded to IDA supported companies in each county from 1994 to 2003, inclusive.

County

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

€000s

Carlow

7

0

220

103

71

333

238

19

0

0

Cavan

660

444

716

769

629

261

0

57

95

80

Clare

239

157

390

431

233

244

254

124

279

712

Cork

9,881

16,022

20,474

13,807

32,521

22,082

16,449

21,831

16,970

12,370

Donegal

5,354

109

252

229

148

723

1,981

983

4,697

203

Dublin

29,235

33,573

39,903

74,612

71,710

112,760

49,250

48,220

15,105

25,796

Galway

4,017

10,366

13,295

19,257

13,846

9,147

11,255

7,766

2,502

9,040

Kerry

1,576

1,236

2,434

804

630

2,913

4,635

3,244

1,931

1,123

Kildare

16,857

22,628

44,670

44,513

16,706

6,729

6,263

7,156

61,293

23,917

Kilkenny

273

986

258

477

1,111

451

57

111

35

262

Laois

45

44

79

367

321

119

336

184

79

149

Leitrim

116

255

45

228

52

174

25

274

154

1,464

Limerick

18,537

15,388

22,337

11,073

19,268

19,844

15,531

1,141

1,923

654

Longford

1,119

843

208

71

413

539

0

23

1,311

490

Louth

3,232

5,550

1,642

2,079

4,053

2,387

21,880

34

321

41

Mayo

2,400

1,672

3,136

2,068

1,920

2,101

8,705

4,119

2,526

1,567

Meath

191

2,302

726

283

680

374

946

408

586

209

Monaghan

1,039

233

131

68

61

75

0

52

0

0

Offaly

2,484

113

1,342

108

293

392

885

509

399

592

Roscommon

584

1,326

1,541

1,479

748

1,026

658

537

516

1,102

Sligo

1,067

2,590

1,242

289

1,542

1,519

1,149

1,558

1,335

1,801

Tipperary North

650

173

254

144

144

23

0

619

0

1,579

Tipperary South

135

378

14,868

7,092

1,464

6,087

4,013

4,463

2,101

1,101

Waterford

2,306

2,446

3,819

2,752

3,194

4,479

2,988

1,481

2,747

4,795

Westmeath

1,219

141

1,495

3,959

2,536

306

1,610

833

2,735

1,599

Wexford

1,851

3,076

2,175

2,952

666

1,487

1,585

894

128

1,000

Wicklow

2,455

4,376

1,659

1,728

1,013

3,278

2,354

1,107

875

7,231

Total

107,529

126,427

179,311

191,742

175,973

199,853

153,047

107,747

120,643

98,877