Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (211)

Brian Stanley

Question:

214 Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources if he will provide a breakdown of the total annual spend, including all grants, by his Department on all structures of local government here for 2011, and also for June 2011 to June 2012. [35679/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources)

Details of payments by my Department to local authorities for the period in question are set out in the following Table. These related to a variety of programmes including Information and Communications Technology (Metropolitan Area Networks), Capital Mining Works, Integrated Mapping for the Sustainable Development of Ireland's Marine Resource (INFOMAR).

Table: Payments to local authorities by Department of Communications Energy and Natural Resources

Local Authority

January to June 2011 €

July to December 2011 €

January to June 2012 €

Total €

Cavan County Council

0

203

908

1,111

Clare County Council

0

25,000

0

25,000

Donegal County Council

0

246,041

0

246,041

Dublin City Council

919

310

464

1,693

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

53

106

110

269

Fermanagh District Council

5,980

0

0

5,980

Galway County Council

0

532,911

0

532,911

Kerry County Council

0

132,488

0

132,488

Louth County Council

0

726

369

1,095

Meath County Council

0

0

450

450

Monaghan County Council

0

149,194

0

149,194

North Tipperary County Council

435,231

896,545

0

1,331,776

South East Regional Authority

63,382

52,867

0

116,249

Shannon Broadband Ltd *

0

100,000

63,261

163,261

Totals

505,565

2,136,391

65,562

2,707,518

*Partnership involving Shannon Development, Limerick City and County, Clare, North Tipperary and Offaly County Councils.