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Griffin, Brendan

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Swimming Pool Programme Status

As the Deputy is aware, in January 2016, my Department contacted local authorities and sought expressions of interest in a limited round of swimming pool allocations for the construction of new swi...More Button

Sports Capital Programme Applications

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February, and I can confirm that a relevant application has been submitted.  By the closing date, a record number of 2,3...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department.  I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks..More Button

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February, and I can confirm that a relevant application has been submitted.  By the closing date, a record number of 2,3...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department.  I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks..More Button

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February, and I can confirm that a relevant application has been submitted. By the closing date, a record number of 2,3...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department.  I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks..More Button

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February, and I can confirm that a relevant application has been submitted.  By the closing date, a record number of 2,3...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department.  I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks. .More Button

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February, and I can confirm that an application has been submitted by the organisation referred to. By the closing date...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department. I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks. .More Button

Sports Capital Programme

The 2017 round of the Sports Capital Programme closed for applications on 24 February. By the closing date, a record number of 2,320 applications seeking €155 million in grants were received. The...More Button

All of the 2,320 applications received are currently being assessed by officials in my Department.  I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming weeks. .More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 590 and 591 together.More Button

The Sports Capital Programme is the primary means of providing Government funding to sport and community organisations at local, regional and national level throughout the country. More than 10,...More Button

The 2017 round of the programme was open for applications from 23 January until 24 February 2017. Some 2,320 applications were received during that time seeking a total of €155 million. This is...More Button

Officials in my Department are finalising the assessment of all of the 2,320 applications received, and I expect to be in a position to make an announcement regarding allocations in the coming we...More Button

In relation to future capital funding for sports projects, my Department is currently finalising a review of national sports policy, which includes a specific focus on how Government should fund ...More Button

Fáilte Ireland

The matter raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for the board and management of Fáilte Ireland. Accordingly, I have referred the Deputy's question to the agency for direct reply.  Please ...More Button

Tourism Data

Fáilte Ireland monitors the performance of tourist accommodation through regular occupancy surveys. This analysis indicates that while the country as a whole has sufficient stock of tourist accomm...More Button

In this context, Fáilte Ireland commissions periodic assessments of hotel accommodation in Dublin. Although the results confirm the current shortage, they also indicate that there should be suff...More Button

With specific regard to factors within my Department's and Fáilte Ireland's remit, revised hotel regulations were introduced last year in response to consumer preferences and in order to boost th...More Button

My Department's role in relation to tourism lies in the area of national tourism policy. The development of individual tourism sectors such as business tourism is an operational matter for the Boa...More Button

Tourism Promotion

My Department's role in relation to tourism lies primarily in the area of developing national tourism policy, while the tourism agencies have operational responsibility for the implementation of th...More Button