Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (407)

Imelda Munster

Question:

407. Deputy Imelda Munster asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the budget allocation and the number of participants for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in 2017 and 2018. [45338/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

The 2017 and 2018 Budget allocations and the 2017 participant data for Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition organised and promoted by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in every county are set out in the Tables below. There are no IBYE participants for 2018 as the competition was postponed until 2019 and the associated funding was reallocated to the LEOs.

2017 Participants

LEO

Numbers

Carlow

41

Cavan

31

Clare

36

Cork City Cork N/W Cork South

95

Donegal

51

Dublin City

110

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

34

Dublin Fingal

106

Dublin South

57

Galway

107

Kerry

52

Kildare

60

Kilkenny

31

Laois

71

Leitrim

18

Limerick

62

Longford

27

Louth

41

Mayo

65

Meath

27

Monaghan

32

Offaly

33

Roscommon

34

Sligo

25

Tipperary

32

Waterford

43

Westmeath

44

Wexford

54

Wicklow

52

TOTALS

1,471

Individual LEO IBYE allocations:

LEO Name

2017

2018

Carlow

73,000.00

73,000.00

Cavan

73,000.00

73,000.00

Clare

73,000.00

73,000.00

Cork City

73,000.00

73,000.00

Cork North/ West

73,000.00

73,000.00

Cork South

73,000.00

73,000.00

Donegal

73,000.00

73,000.00

Dublin City

73,000.00

73,000.00

Dublin South

73,000.00

73,000.00

Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown

73,000.00

73,000.00

Fingal

73,000.00

73,000.00

Galway

73,000.00

73,000.00

Kerry

73,000.00

73,000.00

Kildare

73,000.00

73,000.00

Kilkenny

73,000.00

73,000.00

Laois

73,000.00

73,000.00

Leitrim

73,000.00

73,000.00

Limerick

73,000.00

73,000.00

Longford

73,000.00

73,000.00

Louth

73,000.00

73,000.00

Mayo

73,000.00

73,000.00

Meath

73,000.00

73,000.00

Monaghan

73,000.00

73,000.00

Offaly

73,000.00

73,000.00

Roscommon

73,000.00

73,000.00

Sligo

73,000.00

73,000.00

Tipperary

73,000.00

73,000.00

Waterford

73,000.00

73,000.00

Westmeath

73,000.00

73,000.00

Wexford

73,000.00

73,000.00

Wicklow

73,000.00

73,000.00

National Investment Fund

100,000.00

100,000.00

Administrative Allocation

242,224.99

174,955.25

TOTAL

€2,605,224.99

€2,537,955.25