Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (482)

John O'Mahony

Question:

482. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the amount of funding allocated by her Department in County Mayo, and the list of projects that benefited in 2011, 2012, 2013 and to date in 2014 in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14890/14]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I can inform the Deputy that my Department has supported projects in County Mayo under a range of categories that include funding for Youth Organisations and Services, National Lottery Funding, Childcare Programmes, Youth Projects and Facilities, Comhairle na nÓg, capital grants to improve playground equipment and specific supports for the National Play Day and National Recreation Week. My Department is currently finalising the information sought by the Deputy and I will write to the Deputy separately to provide the full details of the hundreds of recipients of funds from my Department in County Mayo over the period in question since the establishment of my Department in June 2011.