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Coffey, Paudie

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Rural Development Programme Funding

I thank the Ceann Comhairle for selecting this matter, which is particularly topical as community and rural groups nationally await with interest announcements on the approval of funding for projec...More Button

In my county, more than 100 projects of substantial size have been approved through the Waterford Leader partnership in the last seven years. It is important to acknowledge the voluntary efforts...More Button

There has been a substantial increase in the number of proposals submitted to the Department this year. I understand the Minister has requested an evaluation of the entire programme, which is re...More Button

I thank the Minister for his very positive response. I welcome that he has kick-started the release of funding into communities. It does not go unnoticed that a further €19 million in funding for...More Button

I welcome the Minister's assurances on the continuing involvement of Leader groups under the proposed local government reforms. It is by combining the best attributes of the experience of Leader...More Button

Harbours and Piers Maintenance

Asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine: his plans to fund the dredging of Dunmore East Harbour, County Waterford; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Blind Welfare Allowance Applications

Asked the Minister for Health: when an application for blind welfare allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Waterford will be awarded;; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button