Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (418)

Gino Kenny


418. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the amount of State funding provided to a charity (details supplied) since 2002; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9500/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Department of Health can detail the amount of money granted through the Department of Health National Lottery Discretionary Fund, and will also request the HSE to provide details of all funding provided to Console.

However, the Deputy should note that Console may have received additional State funding from other bodies and Departments, which will not be contained within this answer.

Console was funded a total amount of €500,000 over the period 2005-2011 from the Department of Health National Lottery Discretionary Fund. In addition to the successful applications detailed in the following table, Console unsuccessfully applied for the National Lottery Discretionary Fund in 2010 and 2015.

 Year of application

Amount sought

Amount granted


100,000 sought

100,000 granted


50,000 sought

50,000 granted


100,000 sought

25,000 granted


100,000 sought

100,000 granted


100,000 sought

100,000 granted


100,000 sought

50,000 granted


100,000 sought

75,000 granted


Total amount:

€500,000 granted

With regard to funding from the HSE, as this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.