Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Ceisteanna (162)

Pat Deering

Ceist:

162. Deputy Pat Deering asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount of funding allocated to each county for greenway projects from 2016 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16778/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

Funding was allocated by my Department in 2016, 2017 and 2018 to Greenway projects in Kildare, Meath, Longford, Westmeath, Waterford and Tipperary. These allocations are broken down below.

2016:

Kildare - €841,673.85

Longford - €513,000

Meath - €1,971,000

Westmeath - €496,187

2017:

Kildare - €3,855,413

Meath - €2,463,014

Westmeath - €80,270

Waterford - €1,600,000

2018:

Waterford - €1,455,000

Tipperary - €765,000

Meath - €111,000 

The Deputy should note that these are the funding allocations in the years in question and draw down of funding may occur over a number of years.  Spending in those years would also include projects  allocated funding in previous years.