Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (523)

Dara Calleary

Question:

523. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of farmers drawing down single farm payments on unenclosed hill land on a county basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30678/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The following table details the number of applicants under the Single Payment Scheme who declared commonage land (both hill and lowland areas).

County

Number declaring commonage

County

Number declaring commonage

CARLOW

171

LONGFORD

61

CAVAN

130

LOUTH

162

CLARE

364

MAYO

2,962

CORK

907

MEATH

15

DONEGAL

2,373

MONAGHAN

3

DUBLIN

39

OFFALY

39

GALWAY

2,421

ROSCOMMON

156

KERRY

1,795

SLIGO

457

KILDARE

55

TIPPERARY

302

KILKENNY

34

WATERFORD

179

LAOIS

100

WESTMEATH

26

LEITRIM

427

WEXFORD

104

LIMERICK

56

WICKLOW

312