Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Questions (153, 154, 155)

Brian Leddin

Question:

153. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the annual funding drawn down by Limerick city and county councils for regeneration projects in each of the years 2014 to 2019, inclusive, and to date in 2020. [29777/20]

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Brian Leddin

Question:

154. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the projects that are included in the Limerick regeneration plan for 2020; and the funding he plans to provide to the projects. [29778/20]

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Brian Leddin

Question:

155. Deputy Brian Leddin asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage if a list of regeneration projects and associated costs in Limerick city and county in 2019 and to date in 2020 will be provided. [29779/20]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 153 to 155, inclusive, together.

The Limerick Regeneration Framework Implementation Plan (LRFIP) provides the roadmap for the regeneration of four large and significant residential areas within Limerick City over the coming years, integrating measures relating to the physical, social and economic environment. Good progress has been made to date on implementation of the plan and the following table sets out the annual funding drawn down by Limerick City and County Council for the regeneration programme from 2014 to 2019:

Year

Payments

2014

€ 26,723,422

2015

€ 21,055,103

2016

€ 21,930,113

2017

€ 42,882,237

2018

€ 40,823,370

2019

€ 21,681,305

Projects funded by my Department under the programme across the four Regeneration areas, in 2019 and to date in 2020, include construction projects, thermal upgrades and refurbishments, social and economic initiatives, acquisitions, environmental works and CCTV, at a total cost of over €21.6 million in 2019 and with over €12.9 million drawn down to date in 2020. Limerick City and County Council will continue to submit claims on an ongoing basis to my Department for the remainder of the year.