Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (2033)

Hildegarde Naughton

Ceist:

2033. Deputy Hildegarde Naughton asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of young farmers that received increased grant aid under the targeted agricultural modernisation scheme, TAMS, to date by county; the value of funding provided under the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31520/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

To date, a total of €67m has been paid to farmers under the Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme of TAMS II. The county breakdown, in terms of young farmers paid in each county, is shown in the table.

County

No. paid

Carlow

36

Cavan

67

Clare

85

Cork

287

Donegal

68

Dublin

6

Galway

148

Kerry

109

Kildare

30

Kilkenny

123

Laois

63

Leitrim

32

Limerick

108

Longford

30

Louth

21

Mayo

72

Meath

44

Monaghan

55

Offaly

69

Roscommon

68

Sligo

30

Tipperary

157

Waterford

90

Westmeath

30

Wexford

121

Wicklow

36

Total

1985