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Coveney, Simon

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Milk Quota Applications

Was asked: the number of applications received by his Department for the 2013-14 milk quota trading scheme; the volumes that were applied for; when is it expected that a decision will be made on the awards; a...More Button

The Milk Quota Trading Scheme, which is the primary means of acquiring additional milk quota, is run in two stages annually for each Co-op collection area. On 14th November last I announced the re...More Button

Rural Environment Protection Scheme Payments

Was asked: when a rural environment protection scheme 4 payment will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The person named commenced REPS 4 in May 2008 and received payments for the first four years of their contract. REPS 4 is a measure under the current 2007-13 Rural Development Programme and is sub...More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments

Was asked: when a disadvantaged area scheme payment will issue in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Payment under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme has not yet issued as, at this stage, the holding concerned has not yet satisfied the Scheme minimum stocking density requirements for 2012. Immedi...More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will be paid a 2012 disadvantaged area payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

As processing of the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme application has recently been finalised, payment will shortly issue to the nominated bank account.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Galway will be paid a 2012 disadvantaged area payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Payment under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme has not yet issued as, at this stage, the holding concerned has not yet satisfied the Scheme minimum stocking density requirements for 2012. Immedi...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding a disadvantaged area payment in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

As processing of the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme application of the person named has now been finalised, payment will issue shortly, directly to the nominated bank account.More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) will be paid a 2012 disadvantaged area payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The person named has recently been advised of the success of a derogation application under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme. Following further validation, their application has been confirmed a...More Button

Was asked: the amount that has been paid under the disadvantaged area scheme for each of the the years 2007 to 2011 to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo; the stocking densities for each of those year...More Button

Payment of €3,400.86 under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme issued directly to the bank account of the person named on 29 November 2012. A stocking density of 0.09 livestock units per forage hec...More Button

Single Payment Scheme Payments

Was asked: the position regarding single area payment for 2010, 2011 and 2012 in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Applications under the Single Payment Scheme were received from the person named in each of the years 2010, 2011 and 2012. Payments were made in full for each of the years specified to the nominat...More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) will receive a single farm payment and disadvantaged payment. More Button

As processing of the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme application of the person named has now been finalised, payment will issue shortly, directly to the nominated bank account.More Button

Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Was asked: the position regarding the outstanding agri-environment options scheme payment due to a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

My Department has no record of having received an Agri-Environment Options Scheme (AEOS) application from the person named for AEOS I or AEOS II. Accordingly, the question of an outstanding AEOS pa...More Button

Was asked: when payment of the agri environment option scheme will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The person named was approved for participation in the 2011 Agri-Environment Options Scheme with effect from 1st September 2011. Under the EU Regulations governing the Scheme and other area-based...More Button

Afforestation Programme

Was asked: the position regarding a forestry application (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The application under the Afforestation Scheme for the above contract number was refused because of concerns that the development would cause sedimentation and pose a risk to the local drinking wat...More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Appeals

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive a decision on an appeal on disadvantaged area aid payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

While the person named was successful under the derogation process, the holding concerned does not satisfy the minimum stocking density requirement insofar as horses are being taken into account. ...More Button

Was asked: the position regarding an appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The appeal of the person named was recently forwarded to the DAS Appeals Committee for consideration; immediately that Committee has adjudicated on this appeal, the person concerned will be notifie...More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Applications

Was asked: the position regarding a grant application (details supplied).More Button

It is understood that this enquiry concerns the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme. Payment under this Scheme has not yet issued as, at this stage, the holding concerned has not yet satisfied the Sch...More Button

Forestry Grants

Was asked: the position regarding a forestry grant in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.More Button

One of the requirements of the afforestation schemes administered by my Department is that the applicant must own, lease or be in joint management of the lands planted and provide documentary evide...More Button

Turbary Rights

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 941 of 25 January 2006 if a scheme for the allotment of turbary rights proceeded; if so, the reason the owner of bog (details supplied) was not contacted; and ...More Button

A Scheme was prepared for the bog in question but was not operated. Due to the fact that a number of technical issues arose the matter is still under consideration. The person named is not the ow...More Button

Coastal Erosion

Was asked: if he will prohibit hydraulic dredging for shellfish in the Portrane area, County Dublin, in view of the concerns that the impact of this activity so close to the shore is a factor in recent coasta...More Button

I believe that the Deputy is most likely referring to hydraulic dredging for razor clams, which occurs in shallow waters off the east coast from Howth to Dundalk. This fishery has been in place sin...More Button

Harbours and Piers Funding

Was asked: if he will provide funding in 2013 for remedial works to piers and harbours in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

My Department administers the Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Development Programme on an annual basis. The Programme provides funding for the development of fishery harbours, a...More Button

Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Application Numbers

Was asked: the number of applications for a derogation under the disadvantaged areas scheme that have been examined to date; the number in which the derogation was granted and the number refused; the number o...More Button

The information requested by the Deputy is being compiled at present and will be forwarded to the Deputy shortly.More Button

Aquaculture Licences Applications

Was asked: the reason the environmental impact statement for the proposed salmon farm in Galway Bay was carried out by Bord Iascaigh Mhara the agency proposing the scheme and not by independent qualified cons...More Button

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has submitted an application to my Department for an Aquaculture and a Foreshore Licence for the cultivation of Finfish near Inis Oirr in Galway Bay. The application and ...More Button

Was asked: if he will instruct Bord Iascaigh Mhara to provide the additional background material to the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed salmon farm in Galway Bay, as requested by a club (detai...More Button

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has submitted an application to my Department for an Aquaculture and a Foreshore Licence for the cultivation of Finfish near Inis Oirr in Galway Bay. The application and ...More Button