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Written Answers. - Operational Programme for Tourism.

Wednesday, 12 June 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 466 No. 7

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 87. Mr. Callely Information on Ivor Callely Zoom on Ivor Callely  asked the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht Information on Michael D. Higgins Zoom on Michael D. Higgins  if he will give a breakdown of the allocation of moneys and projects of the £28.55 million National Monuments and Historic Properties under the EU Operational Programme for Tourism, 1994 to 1999; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12209/96]

Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht (Mr. M. Higgins): Information on Michael D. Higgins Zoom on Michael D. Higgins The following is a provisional allocation of the sum of £28.55 million:

Project Estimated Cost
  £'000
1. Access-Information 500
2. Boyne Valley 500
3. Great Blasket Island 2,000
4. Portumna Castle 1,000
5. Ardfert Cathedral 1,200
6. Donegal Castle 400
7. Roscrea Castle 800
8. Ormonde Castle 100
9. St. Audoen's 400
10. Newmills, County Donegal 300
11. Dún Aonghasa 300
12. Tintern Abbey 400
13. Rathfarnham Castle 1,200
14. Castletown House 3,000
15. Trim Castle 3,000
16. Maynooth Castle 1,000
17. Iveagh Gardens 200
18. Scattery Island 400
19. Charlesfort 500
20. Kilkenny Castle 1,500
21. Kilmacduagh, County Galway 200
22. French Church, Waterford 300
23. Dungarvan Castle 500
24. Dunmore Caves 300
25. Fore Abbey 200
26. Grange Castle 250
27. Monuments on Lough Key 300
28. Adare Castle 500
29. Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery 200
30. Durrow Abbey 400
31. Botanic Gardens 2,000
32. Barryscourt Castle 500
33. Dunamase Castle 300
34. Gowran Church 200
35. Aughnanure Castle 100
36. Boyle Abbey 200
37. Sligo Abbey 200
38. Mainguard, Clonmel 1,000
39. Ennis Friary 200
40. Hill of Tara 300
[1897]41. Iniscealtra Church & Round Tower 300
42. War Memorial Park 300
43. Kilmallock (Merchants House) 300
44. Desmond Castle, Newcastlewest 300
45. Mooghaun Hillsfort 500
Total 28,550

The Deputy will appreciate that the amounts allocated to certain projects may vary depending on project costs which cannot be determined precisely in advance in the case of restoration work.


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