Thursday, 19 September 2019

Questions (259)

Willie Penrose

Question:

259. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the amount of capital and current funding her Department has provided to the National Concert Hall in 2018 and 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [37980/19]

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Written answers (Question to Culture)

The following table sets out the annual funding that has been allocated to the National Concert Hall in 2018 and 2019:

Year

Current

Capital

Total

2018

€2,569,000

€260,000

€2,829,000

2019

€2,788,000

€260,000

€3,048,000

In addition under Project 2040 –"Investment in our Culture, Language & Heritage 2018-2027" the Government intends to invest €460 million in significant capital projects in our National Cultural Institutions over the next 10 years. A total investment of €78 million is planned for the redevelopment of the National Concert Hall over this period.