Wednesday, 4 February 2004

Ceisteanna (170)

Dinny McGinley

Ceist:

261 Mr. McGinley asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the total amount of grants paid to each angling club in the Northern Fishery Board region since 1 January 1997 to date. [3266/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources)

I am advised by the Northern Regional Fisheries Board that the following funds were granted to angling clubs or spent on fisheries with a resident angling club in the period from January 1997 to December 2003:

Direct Grants to Angling Clubs

Creeslough and District Anglers

28,575

Swilly and District Anglers (work carried out by NRFB)

62,500

Kilmacrenan Anglers

1,000

L. Bawn Rural Development Assoc.

25,400

Belturbet Coarse Angling Club

5,080

Butlersbridge Trout Angling Co-operative

10,160

Belturbet Trout Angling Club

10,160

Cootehill Tourist & Angling Development Assoc.

5,080

Total

147,955

I am also advised that the Northern Regional Fisheries Board drew down grants from the Tourism Operational Programme 1994-99, the tourism angling measure, the NDP tourism and recreational angling measure and catchment management funding made available through my Department to carry out work on behalf of clubs on the following fisheries:

Rosses Fishery

20,000

Owenea River

267,500

Eske Fishery

345,485

Pettigo Lakes

60,547

Eany River

63,500

Total

757,032