Wednesday, 20 October 2004

Questions (88)

Emmet Stagg

Question:

185 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism his proposals for the inclusion in the Abbotstown campus of an indoor sports arena; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25430/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism)

In January 2004, the Government decided to proceed with the development of a sports campus at Abbotstown. I requested Campus Stadium Ireland Development Limited to meet with the various sporting bodies and draw up a developmental plan for a campus of sports facilities at Abbotstown. This work is now nearing completion and I expect to receive the proposals of the board of CSID for phased development of the component elements of the campus in the very near future and to be in a position to bring them to Government for decision before the end of the year, which will be the basis for a Government decision on the future of the sports campus project.

Question No. 186 answered with QuestionNo. 165.
Question No. 187 answered with QuestionNo. 151.
Question No. 188 answered with QuestionNo. 149.