Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna (802)

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

802. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the funding provided to Tourism Ireland by year since 2009; the percentage of the funding by year provided by the State as opposed to the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23467/19]

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. I am advised by Tourism Ireland that the proportionate exchequer provision for Tourism Ireland in the years 2009 to 2019 is as follows:

Date

Funding Provided

Percentage

2009

€51,155,000

71.7%

2010

€48,982,000

73.4%

2011

€47,248,000

71.7%

2012

€45,831,000

72.9%

2013

€44,294,000

71.6%

2014

€42,523,000

72.6%

2015

€40,750,000

73.8%

2016

€39,536,000

70.3%

2017

€40,307,000

75.4%

2018

€40,492,000

75.7%

2019

€47,274,000

78.4%