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Afforestation Programme

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 9 May 2013

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Questions (184)

Michael Healy-Rae


184. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of hectares of forestry that have been approved for planting in 2013; and the number that were approved in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22086/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

A total of 12,221 hectares were approved for planting under the afforestation schemes in 2012. For the period up to 30 April 2013, a total of 6,165 hectares have been approved.