Thursday, 7 March 2019

Ceisteanna (222)

Dara Calleary

Ceist:

222. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the current and capital funding allocation in 2019 to schemes and programmes (details supplied); and the level of funding that previously existed when operational in tabular form. [11459/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

As the Deputy is no doubt aware the Gaeltacht Housing Grant Schemes have been suspended for some time now and that others listed by him have been subsumed into schemes currently operated by my Department.  An Comhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta (COGG) is funded from the Department of Education and Skills' Vote.

In the interest of accuracy, the following table details the Revised Estimates Volume 2009, which is the last estimate to include the schemes listed by the Deputy, with the exception of COGG, before they were either suspended or subsumed into other schemes.

GAELTACHT AND ISLANDS DEVELOPMENT

2008 Provisional Outturn 

2009 Estimate

 

 

Current

€000  

Capital

€000  

Total    

€000

  

Current

€000  

Capital

€000  

Total    

€000

 

E.1

Gaeltacht Housing - Grants Under

The   Housing (Gaeltacht) Acts 1929 to 2001

-

5,000

5,000

-

2,950

2,950

E.2

Gaeltacht   Cultural and Social Schemes

12,664

-

12,644

8,900

-

8,900

E.3

Gaeltacht   Community and Recreational Facilities

-

4,867

4,867

-

4,800

4,800

E.4

Gaeltacht   Improvement Schemes

-

6,633

6,633

-

4,200

4,200

The 2019 funding allocation for this programme, as it currently exists, has been included in the following table.

FUNDING ALLOCATION 2019

Scheme/Programme

Current                          

€000

Capital                          

€000

Total                         

€000

Irish Language Support Schemes (Non-Gaeltacht)

4,650

682

5,332

Language Planning

3,200

-

3,200

Islands 

7,064

1,644

8,708

Community and   Language Supports Programme

7,370

2,322

9,692