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Written Answers. - Swimming Pools.

Tuesday, 8 October 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 469 No. 5

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 126. Mr. D. Ahern Information on Dermot Ahern Zoom on Dermot Ahern  asked the Minister for the Environment Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin  the amounts made available to local authorities in respect of specific swimming pools for either refurbishment or construction in each of the years 1994 and 1995; whether he has allocated any moneys under the 1996 allocation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17724/96]

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Howlin): Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin Details of funding made available to local authorities in 1994 and 1995 for the construction of refurbishment of swimming pools are published in the Appropriation Accounts for these years.

Information in relation to 1996 is set out in the following table. The balance of the 1996 provision will be fully expended on projects under construction or fully approved and on which work is expected to commence later this year.

[1535][1536] 1996: Provision £2.5 million

Local Authority Swimming Pool Project Grant Payments
Cavan County Council Cavan — New Pool 207,110
Fermoy U.D.C. Fermoy — Refurbishment 137,853
Kildare County Council Naas — Refurbishment 337
Kildare County Council Athy — Refurbishment 338
Nenagh U.D.C. Nenagh — Refurbishment 11,000
Donegal County Council Ballyshannon — Refurbishment 229,399
Tipperary SR County Council Tipperary — Refurbishment 389,055
Mallow U.D.C. Mallow — Refurbishment 937,222
  Total to date 1,912,314

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