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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Harbour Improvements.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. T. Lynch: Information on Thaddeus Lynch Zoom on Thaddeus Lynch asked the Minister for Transport and Power (a) the name of each harbour authority in the Republic of Ireland, (b) the total outlay by each harbour authority on harbour improvement or extension over the past 15 years, (c) the amount each harbour authority contributed in each case, (d) the amount contributed by his Department in each case, and (e) the amount contributed to each of the above schemes by the local authority.

Dr. Hillery: Information on Patrick John Hillery Zoom on Patrick John Hillery No record is maintained in my Department indicating the total outlay of each harbour authority on harbour improvement or extension over the past 15 years. Information in regard to (c), (d) and (e) of the question, in respect of specific works carried out by harbour authorities scheduled under the Harbours Act, 1946 and for which grants from the Department have been made available is set out in the tabular statement which I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate with the Official Report. This information does not cover projects executed without State assistance by scheduled harbour authorities. The statement contains the name of every scheduled harbour authority in the country.

Following is the statement:

EXPENDITURE in period 1949-64 on State-aided improvement works at harbours scheduled under the Harbours Act, 1946.

Harbour Authority Amount of Contributions by Harbour Authority Amount of Contributions paid by Department Amount of Contributions paid by the Local Authority
  £ £ £
Cork 750,960 869,449
Dublin 2,452,365 1,361,635
Limerick 240,375 366,000
Waterford 125,000 125,000
Annagassan
Arklow 32,528 114,994
Ballyshannon
Baltimore & Skibbereen.
Buncrana
Dingle
Drogheda 126,969 40,589
Dundalk 22,000 106,536
Foynes
Galway 269,177
Killybegs 2,000 60,526
Kilrush 272
Kinsale
[19] £ £ £
New Ross 773
River Moy 7,834
Sligo 29,371 68,867
Tralee & Fenit 254,908
Westport 46,141 2,500
Wexford 129 72,589 7,000
Wicklow 15,206 116,895
Youghal
TOTAL 3,796,903 3,882,185 9,500

Note: The contributions by local authorities do not include—

(a) amounts owing by the harbour authorities which were remitted, or

(b)payments in respect of outstanding loans to harbour authorities which were guaranteed by the local authority.


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