Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Ceisteanna (245)

Mary Butler

Ceist:

245. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of applications nationally received under the sports capital grant programme for 2019; the amount applied for; the profile of applications in terms of sporting discipline; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49244/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

The most recent round of the Sports Capital Programme was the 2018 round. 2,337 applications were submitted seeking a total of €162m in funding.  The breakdown of applications by sport (as categorised by the Department's online application system) is set out in the table.

Sports

Number of applications

Total Amount Sought

American   Football

5

€51,345

Angling/Fishing

6

€159,885

Archery

8

€78,534

Athletics

65

€4,633,604

Badminton

4

€104,410

Basketball

18

€671,841

Billiards   & Snooker

4

€140,457

Bowls

10

€132,417

Boxing

62

€1,857,099

Camogie

20

€866,494

Canoeing /   Kayaking

30

€839,499

Clay Pigeon   Shooting

3

€97,255

Community   Games

15

€652,499

Cricket

23

€968,259

Cycling

19

€639,332

Diving/Snorkelling

22

€1,017,582

Equestrian   Sports

25

€839,157

Fencing

2

€60,856

Gaelic Games

673

€57,559,817

Golf

146

€12,522,253

Gymnastics

21

€861,064

Handball

17

€965,370

Hillwalking

14

€279,879

Hockey

36

€1,884,352

Ice Hockey

2

€69,060

Judo

3

€69,048

Ladies Gaelic   Football

7

€211,653

Martial Arts

11

€176,296

Motor Sport

1

€120,775

Motorcycling

3

€94,116

Mountaineering

4

€156,246

Multi-sport

378

€29,095,561

Olympic   Handball

1

€24,830

Orienteering

1

€8,200

Pitch and   Putt

20

€521,386

Raquetball

1

€150,000

Rock Climbing

1

€10,430

Rowing

72

€3,471,153

Rugby

88

€8,128,700

Sailing

33

€2,446,184

Shooting   Sports

1

€8,100

Skateboarding

2

€192,316

Soccer

302

€20,833,293

Squash

5

€303,511

Surfing

2

€48,000

Swimming

40

€1,087,704

Table Tennis

2

€12,830

Taekwondo

2

€19,614

Tennis

70

€5,895,639

Tenpin   bowling

1

€15,500

Triathlon

17

€146,461

Tug of War

1

€20,000

Volleyball

12

€97,125

Waterskiing   & Wakeboarding

1

€49,600

Weightlifting

4

€139,952

Wheelchair   Sport

1

€274,173

Grand Total

2337

€161,780,716

Question No. 246 answered with Question No. 243.