Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (159)

Sandra McLellan

Question:

159. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the funding available to develop buildings of historical interest as a specialist museum and interpretive centre in rural areas. [35641/13]

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Written answers (Question to Arts)

While there is no capital scheme targeted, per se, at this area, my Department operates an annual grant scheme targeted at regional museums, libraries and galleries. I announced a series of awards under that scheme for 2013 recently. Details of the scheme and the announcement of the awards can be found on www.ahg.gov.ie/cultures/schemes.