Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (3027)

Anne Rabbitte

Ceist:

3027. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of feasibility studies conducted by her Department in County Galway in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the names of each project being studied; the amount allocated and drawn down for each study; the person or body that sought each study; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32938/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of feasibility studies conducted by my Department in County Galway during the specified period are set out in the following table.

Name of Project

Year

Amount Allocated

Amount Drawn-down

Initiated by:

Feasibility and Scoping Assessment Of Possible Links Between Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey.

2017

€50,000

€42,856

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Feasibility exercise to determine the viability of the development of a number of walking and cycling trails through Cloonmoylan Bog and Barroughter Bog Special Areas of Conservation, Co. Galway

2018

€25,000

€0 - payment not yet drawn down

Looscaun Shannonside Rural Development Group, Co. GalwayGrant funding approved under DCHGs Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme Pilot 2018

Feasibility study to design a series of looped walks and trails for the Glenamaddy Bogs and Turlough area in Lough Lurgeen Bog/Glenamaddy Turlough Special Area of Conservation, Co. Galway

2018

€12,500

€11,477

Glenamaddy Tidy Towns Group, Co. GalwayGrant funding approved under DCHGs Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme Pilot 2018