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O'Sullivan, Jan

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Energy Efficiency Programme

The enhancement of energy efficiency standards remains a priority within my Department. In March, I announced a capital allocation of €10m to local authorities in respect of these energy efficiency...More Button

This year’s programme includes a retrofitting measure aimed at improving the energy efficiency of older apartments and houses by reducing heat loss through the fabric of the building. Over the pa...More Button

In 2013 I am targeting grants at those older houses and apartments which lack adequate insulation and draught proofing. Local authorities have been advised to pay particular attention to dwelling...More Button

The retrofitting programme offers a very practical and cost-effective way for local authorities to improve the standard of their housing stock. The programme brings immediate as well as long term...More Button

Housing Grants

On 22 February 2013 I announced capital allocations to local authorities under the suite of Grants for Older People and People with a Disability amounting to €42.750 million. This year I allocated ...More Button

Departmental Contracts

The final account is currently being examined and a payment will issue shortly.More Button

Regeneration Projects Funding

My Department has provided over €700 million to support the Ballymun regeneration programme to date. This has facilitated the demolition of all but one of the towers and nearly all the flat blocks ...More Button

As part of its commitment to Ballymun regeneration, my Department has supported an on-going social regeneration programme, which includes the provision of funding for the Ballymun Community Law C...More Button