Dáil Éireann - Volume 372 - 30 April, 1987

Written Answers. - Sports Exchequer Allocation.

87. Mr. McGinley asked the Minister for Education the total Exchequer allocation each year from 1981 to 1987 towards the grant-in-aid fund for general expenses for sports organisations and miscellaneous sports activities.

Minister for Education (Mrs. O'Rourke): The information sought by the Deputy is as follows:

Year

Amount

£

1981

   624,000

1982

   694,000

1983

   719,000

1984

1,196,000

1985

1,360,000

1986

1,605,000

1987

   100,000

[813] It is intended that the balance of the sum required in 1987 to finance the general expenses of sports organisations and miscellaneous sports activities will be met from the proceeds of the national lottery.