Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (669)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

669. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of applications in each county for greenway developments to date in tabular form; the funding provided to date for greenway developments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26520/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The Greenways programme, previously called the National Cycle Network, was launched in 2012. The calls for applications held since then have taken place in 2012, 2013 & 2018. In total, 151 applications have been made to this Department for Greenways since 2012. Below is a table breaking down the number of applications by county:

County

No. of Applications

Carlow

2

Cavan

3

Clare

5

Cork

7

Donegal

7

Dublin

9

Galway

12

Kerry

8

Kildare

5

Kilkenny

2

Laois

4

Leitrim

5

Limerick

9

Longford

4

Louth

6

Mayo

4

Meath

5

Monaghan

3

Offaly

4

Roscommon

3

Sligo

5

Tipperary

9

Waterford

9

Westmeath

7

Wexford

9

Wicklow

5

Total

151

Since 2012, a total of €80,180,065 has been allocated to Greenways all around the country. This includes the €40m awarded last week by myself and Minister of State Griffin to 10 new projects.

Questions No. 670 and 671 answered with Question No. 620.