Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (361)

Noel Coonan


361. Deputy Noel Coonan asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources further to Parliamentary Question No. 488 of 27 May 2014 if an area (details supplied) in County Tipperary is listed on the rural broadband strategy announced on 25 April 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24294/14]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

Further to my response to Parliamentary Question No. 488 of 27 May 2014, I can confirm that the area of Newtown referred to in the published county-by-county list of towns and villages which have been identified for a fibre build-out is in Nenagh, County Tipperary. As indicated previously, this is an indicative list and is subject to the completion of the comprehensive mapping exercise currently being completed by my Department. Further locations may be identified as this process continues. Similarly, it may be determined that some locations on the list will be addressed by the commercial sector and will therefore not require State intervention.