Dáil Éireann - Volume 396 - 13 March, 1990

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

101. Mr. M. Kitt asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when headage grants and calf premia will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Payments to this applicant under the 1989 calf and special beef premium schemes have issued already.

Payments under the 1989 cattle and equines headage scheme is being processed and will issue shortly.

102. Mr. E. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when payment of a special beef premium will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Payment to this applicant under the 1989 special beef premium scheme is being processed and will issue shortly.

103. Mr. Deasy asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the date an application was received in respect of a land reclamation grant for a person (details supplied) in County Waterford; the date an inspection was carried out; the approximate date of payment; and the reason for the delay in payment.

[2273] Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): An application for the work in this case — which was the last stage of a reclamation scheme — was received on 1 November 1989 and a final inspection carried out on 16 December 1989. The backlog which had given rise to the delay in payment has now been reduced and the grant will be paid shortly.