Thursday, 30 May 2019

Ceisteanna (117)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

117. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the average payment for GLAS nationally and by county based on current participation levels in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23172/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

My Department has overseen the processing of 48,777 GLAS 2018 advance payments since payments commenced in November 2018. This represents over 99% of all eligible scheme participants. Balancing payments commenced two weeks early this year at the beginning of May.

Total average payment for GLAS advance and balance as of 24/05/18 is as follows:

Average Payments

Advance 85%

Balance 15%

€4,138

€3,517

€621

Active GLAS participants by county set out in tabular form.

GLAS 1

GLAS 2

GLAS 3

County

Cases

Cases

Cases

Carlow

269

123

124

Cavan

897

423

525

Clare

1,593

682

784

Cork

2,098

973

913

Donegal

1,907

980

1389

Dublin

56

17

18

Galway

3,018

1,268

1,556

Kerry

1,746

862

747

Kildare

236

74

111

Kilkenny

416

203

183

Laois

363

189

225

Leitrim

1,009

415

518

Limerick

1,031

293

395

Longford

508

336

325

Louth

144

77

91

Mayo

2,519

1,305

1,637

Meath

416

194

241

Monaghan

569

142

326

Offaly

468

272

283

Roscommon

1,502

540

702

Sligo

924

356

483

Tipperary

1,102

489

482

Waterford

348

123

116

Westmeath

634

256

273

Wexford

741

254

302

Wicklow

322

150

196

TOTAL

24,836

10,996

12,945