Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Ceisteanna (564)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

564. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated full year cost of increasing funding to Tourism Ireland by 12.5%; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11730/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

Tourism Ireland is funded through the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland. Funding from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in 2019 amounts to €52,624,000. Accordingly, a 12.5% increase would cost €6,578,000