Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Questions (55)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Question:

55. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of disadvantaged area scheme applications that were received in 2012; the number paid to date, broken down on a county basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29364/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Payments under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme commenced on 26 September and, to date, payments worth in excess of €208 million have issued to 95,449 farmers. Payments continue to issue twice weekly, as individual cases are confirmed eligible. Details are as follows:

County Name

Applied

Paid

Gross Amount

Carlow

755

714

€1,466,087.57

Cavan

4,851

4,614

€9,976,266.07

Clare

6,130

5,803

€13,967,420.03

Cork

7,130

6,755

€15,455,533.84

Donegal

8,484

7,790

€18,085,842.99

Dublin

134

118

€252,813.43

Galway

12,163

11,248

€24,401,460.41

Kerry

7,719

7,216

€17,794,743.56

Kildare

523

472

€833,206.18

Kilkenny

1,767

1,671

€3,497,897.81

Laois

1,725

1,622

€3,203,485.50

Leitrim

3,482

3,257

€7,320,796.01

Limerick

2,934

2,734

€5,400,595.71

Longford

2,392

2,282

€5,007,916.82

Louth

755

690

€1,146,857.18

Mayo

11,630

10,836

€23,238,097.90

Meath

1,357

1,270

€2,302,446.80

Monaghan

4,106

3,881

€7,692,713.58

Offaly

2,396

2,258

€4,501,523.04

Roscommon

5,746

5,429

€11,953,810.79

Sligo

4,065

3,758

€8,158,720.05

Tipperary

4,532

4,266

€9,075,111.17

Waterford

1,449

1,334

€2,717,229.94

Westmeath

2,651

2,507

€5,078,262.64

Wexford

1,432

1,294

€2,372,421.66

Wicklow

1,749

1,630

€3,967,476.54

TOTALS

102,057

95,449

€208,868,737.22