Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (1155)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

1155. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the funding received from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development from 2017 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18846/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The information requested by the Deputy in relation to funding received from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) is set out below:

Year

Funding received from the EAFRD excluding those for LEADER

Funding received from the EAFRD for LEADER

2017

€169,090,615

€3,047,768

2018

€387,280,356

€13,862,440

2019 ( end April)

€152,226,955

€5,042,221

This table shows the amounts received from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development in respect of the RDP. The monies received in relation to LEADER are included in the Appropriations-in-Aid of the Department of Community and Rural Development while the funds for all other measures are included in my Department's Appropriations-in-Aid.