Thursday, 5 December 2019

Ceisteanna (329)

Tom Neville


329. Deputy Tom Neville asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the expenditure on high performance sport in each of the years 2017 to 2019; the anticipated expenditure for 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51054/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

High performance sport is an important component of the National Sports Policy 2018-2027, published in July 2018. I am fully committed to achieving the investment aims set out in that policy.

The level of State investment in high performance sport since 2017 is as follows:


State investment





2019 (projected)


An additional €2 million expenditure allocation has been allocated in the Estimates for 2020, which will assist preparations by Team Ireland for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games next year.