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Heydon, Martin

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Heritage Promotion

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the additional funding available for heritage measures under budget 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The funding of heritage is a key part of budget 2020. Can the Minister outline for us the additional funding available for heritage measures that came about in the budget? How might it have an im...More Button

I thank the Minister for her response. Biodiversity is key. When we talk about just transition and the challenges we face regarding climate action, we realise peatlands restoration is a key compo...More Button

Heritage Promotion (Continued)

Is there a possibility for them to be directly employed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service or for the latter to give that work directly to Bord na Móna? I presume there is a tendering proc...More Button

The Minister spoke about biodiversity measures. I wish to raise the issue of invasive species. Are steps being taken to address very serious issues such as those relating to Japanese knotweed? ...More Button

I thank the Minister. The built heritage investment scheme and the historic structures fund have been of great benefit to organisations in Kildare, and it would be great to see that again. The Mi...More Button

Budget 2020

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the additional funding available for the Heritage Council under budget 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button