Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Questions (353)

Seán Fleming

Question:

353. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health the position regarding funding for a society (details supplied) for 2018 and 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16191/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

A commitment of €60,000 additional funding is being provided to the Irish Deaf Society under a cross-departmental initiative.

The funding is a once-off grant for the purpose of developing a Business Plan and implementation strategy setting out a clear and detailed pathway to financial sustainability. Pobal are assisting in the oversight of the additional funds and related activities.