Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Ceisteanna (256)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

256. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of successful and unsuccessful applicants, respectively by sports in the context of the latest sports capital grants; the number of grant appeals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49441/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra
The information sought by the Deputy in relation to the 2018 round of the Sports Capital Programme is set out in the following table.

Sports

Number of applications

Number of grants

American Football

5

3

Angling/Fishing

6

4

Archery

8

7

Athletics

65

51

Badminton

4

2

Basketball

18

15

Billiards & Snooker

4

3

Bowls

10

9

Boxing

62

50

Camogie

20

16

Canoeing/Kayaking

30

25

Clay Pigeon Shooting

3

2

Community Games

15

14

Cricket

23

16

Cycling

19

15

Diving/Snorkelling

22

12

Equestrian Sports

25

19

Fencing

2

1

Gaelic Games

673

490

Golf

146

95

Gymnastics

21

14

Handball

17

12

Hillwalking

14

13

Hockey

36

23

Ice Hockey

2

2

Judo

3

2

Ladies Gaelic Football

7

5

Martial Arts

11

7

Motor Sport

1

1

Motorcycling

3

2

Mountaineering

4

2

Multi-sport

378

269

Olympic Handball

1

 

Orienteering

1

1

Pitch and Putt

20

13

Raquetball

1

1

Rock Climbing

1

1

Rowing

72

47

Rugby

88

56

Sailing

33

16

Shooting Sports

1

1

Skateboarding

2

2

Soccer

302

198

Squash

5

3

Surfing

2

1

Swimming

40

29

Table Tennis

2

2

Taekwondo

2

 0

Tennis

70

48

Tenpin bowling

1

1

Triathlon

17

16

Tug of War

1

1

Volleyball

12

8

Waterskiing & Wakeboarding

1

 0

Weightlifting

4

2

Wheelchair Sport

1

 0

Grand Total

2337

1648

Furthermore, details of all applications submitted under the latest round (2018) of the Sports Capital Programme are listed on a county basis on my Department's website at https://assets.gov.ie/20000/ececa538f64a48e3ab4540515da4cf95.pdf. 
Similarly, details of all allocations under the programme are also published on the Department's website at https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/471ed5-sports-capital-allocations/
In relation to the latest allocations under the Programme as announced earlier this month, my Department will shortly be in contact with all applicants with full details of the outcome of the assessment process.  537 unsuccessful applicants will be invited to appeal the Department's decision if they believe that their application was not correctly assessed according to the published assessment manual.