Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Questions (466)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Question:

466. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount sanctioned in each year for marine works on piers in the charge of Galway County Council in each year since 2012; the piers for which the work was sanctioned; the amount drawn down in each year by the council for the works; the piers or works which were sanctioned and for which there was a partial drawdown or no drawdown; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50392/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

My Department owns, operates and maintains six designated State-owned Fishery Harbour Centres, located at Castletownbere, Dingle, Dunmore East, Howth, Killybegs and Ros An Mhíl under statute.

In addition, my Department also has responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of North Harbour at Cape Clear, as well as the maintenance of a small number of specific piers, lights and beacons throughout Ireland, in accordance with the Marine Works (Ireland) Act 1902, and piers, lights and beacons constructed under the auspices of the Congested Districts Board.

The responsibility for the development and maintenance of Local Authority owned piers, harbours and slipways rests with each Local Authority in the first instance and their parent Department, the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government thereafter.

However, as part of my Department’s annual Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Development Programme, limited funding is provided to assist coastal Local Authorities in carrying out small scale projects for the development and repair of piers, harbours and slipways in their ownership. Since 2012, my Department has approved funding to the value of €4,973,894 to Galway County Council. Of this, €3,846,200 has been drawn down by the Council. Details of this funding allocation are provided in the following table:

Details of Project

DAFM Funding Allocated

Funding drawn down by Galway County Council

2012

Doonloughan Slipway (2011 Project)

€39,644

€39,644

Inis Ni Pier (2011 Project)

€112,500

€112,500

Caladh Thaidhg

€60,000

€60,000

Inis Ní

€52,500

€52,500

Cul an Chlai Wall

€112,500

€112,500

Dooneen Health & Safety Works

€112,500

€112,500

TOTAL 2012

€489,644

€489,644

2013

Cé Sruthan, Carraroe

€112,500

€112,500

Cé Glinsk, Carna

€112,500

€112,500

Cé Annaghvann, Leitirmore

€112,500

€112,500

Cé Inis Oírr, Inis Oírr, Árainn

€112,500

€112,500

TOTAL 2013

€450,000

€450,000

2014 (including Storm Damage programme)

Cé na Trá Ban, Lettermore

€198,000

€198,000

Cé an Mace, Carna

€90,000

€89,999

Cé Cora Point, Inis Meáin

€135,000

€134,429

Cé Sruthan Pier, Carraroe

€216,000

€216,000

Cé Inis Oírr Slipway, Inis Oírr

€108,000

€107,982

Cé Annaghvaan, Lettermore

€180,000

€180,000

Seán Céibh Spideál

€135,000

€135,000

Cé Spideál Nua

€90,000

€89,962

Cé Inis Oírr Deck, Inis Oírr

€90,000

€22,473

Cé Dolan

€108,000

€108,000

Cé Pointe, An Ceathru Rua

€180,000

€180,000

Cé Sruthan Bui, Rosmuc

€135,000

€135,000

Cé Caladh Thaidh

€108,000

€108,000

Cé Finnis, Finnis Island

€135,000

€107,999

Cé Rossadilisk

€108,000

€108,000

Cé Glinsk ,Carna

€112,500

€112,500

Cé Lettercallow, Lettercallow

€112,500

€112,499

TOTAL 2014

€2,241,000

€2,145,843

2015

Cé Sruthan, Carraroe

€112,500

€112,500

Cé Annaughvaan

€112,500

€0

Cé Finnis, Finnis Island

€27,000

€27,000

TOTAL 2015

€252,000

€139,500

2016

Cleggan Pier

€82,500

€82,500

Bunowen Pier

€60,000

€60,000

Céibh Tuairin/Tooreen, Carraroe

€75,000

€63,503

Fahy Pier, Lower Sky Rd, Clifden

€112,500

€112,500

Annaghvaan, Bealadangan

€75,000

€65,639

Canower, Cashel Bay

€90,000

€86,469

Dooneen Pier, Letterfrack

€78,750

€46,422

TOTAL 2016

€573,750

€517,033

2017

Bealcarra Pier

€112,500

€84,375

Crumpán Pier, Miugh-inis Carna

€112,500

0

Roundstone Pier

€75,000

0

Droim, Leitirmoir

€112,500

0

Ceibh san Ard Thoir

€75,000

0

TOTAL 2017

€487,500

€84,375

2018

Crumpán Pier, Muigh-inis Carna

€112,500

0

Droim, Leitirmoir

€112,500

0

TOTAL 2018

€225,000

0

2019

(expected drawdown figures for 2019)

Crumpán, Lettermullen

€93,750

0

Droim, Leitirmoir

€78,750

0

Roundstone Pier

€82,500

€20,301

TOTAL 2019

€255,000

€20,301

TOTAL 2012 - 2019

€4,973,894

€3,846,200