Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (602)

Dara Calleary

Question:

602. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to detail the number of farmers in County Mayo who are still awaiting their payment under the sheep grassland scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22564/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Payments under the 2013 Grassland Sheep Scheme commenced, on schedule, on 8 December 2013, and, to date, payments worth €14,355,675 have issued nationally, to some 29,072 applicants, with payments continuing to issue as individual cases are confirmed eligible. Details for County Mayo are contained in the table.

County Name

Applied

Paid

Gross Amount Paid

Mayo

4,187

3,977

€1,713,319.42