Dáil Éireann - Volume 310 - 29 November, 1978

Written Answers. - Farm Modernisation Scheme.

316. Mr. Leonard asked the Minister for Agriculture the number of applications for classification under the farm modernisation scheme in each county; and the number approved for each county, in each category.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Gibbons): The position was as follows on 30 September 1978:

[301][302]County

Number of Applications received for classification

Number of Applications approved

Category

Commercial

Development

Transitional

Cavan

3,810

3,475

14

184

3,277

Clare

4,336

4,017

26

304

3,687

Donegal

3,756

3,506

36

235

3,235

Galway

8,002

7,139

32

215

6,892

Kerry

6,491

6,092

120

1,591

4,381

Leitrim

2,038

1,811

4

50

1,757

Longford

2,168

1,961

5

70

1,886

Mayo

7,139

6,132

8

185

5,939

Monaghan

3,254

3,053

32

260

2,761

Roscommon

4,213

4,031

10

135

3,886

Sligo

2,502

2,382

8

128

2,246

Carlow

1,141

966

118

121

727

Cork

10,750

9,136

1,119

3,257

4,760

Dublin

478

452

107

30

315

Kildare

1,270

1,132

181

232

719

Kilkenny

2,679

2,530

150

839

1,541

Laois

2,103

1,974

142

567

1,265

Limerick

3,901

3,533

82

1,177

2,274

Louth

828

747

120

119

508

Meath

2,412

2,032

187

342

1,503

Offaly

2,147

1,765

36

171

1,558

Tipperary Nth.

2,357

2,205

117

590

1,498

Tipperary Sth.

2,728

2,645

142

955

1,548

Waterford

1,724

1,569

157

531

881

Westmeath

2,018

1,520

9

155

1,356

Wexford

2,875

2,607

225

1,222

1,160

Wicklow

1,212

1,094

93

317

684

Total

88,332

79,506

3,280

13,982

62,244