Dáil Éireann - Volume 416 - 25 February, 1992

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

214. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when payment of a cattle headage grant will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): This person's applications under the 1991 cattle and equines headage and suckler cow premium schemes are being processed at present and payments will issue shortly. His application under the 1991 special beef premium scheme is being processed at present and if found in order payment will be made shortly.

215. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for [372] Agriculture and Food when payment of (1) a beef premium and (2) sheep headage grants will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): Payment of the first and second instalments of the 1991 ewe premium scheme has been made already. The third and final instalment of the ewe premium scheme will be paid in March/April when the EC Commission fixes the level of that instalment.

The applicant has already been paid his 1991 cattle and equines headage, suckler cow and special beef premium scheme grants.

He is not eligible for sheep headage grants on mountain breeding ewes as he does not have any mountain grazings on which he could maintain them.

216. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food when payment of a cattle headage grant will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): This applicant has already been paid his grants under the 1991 cattle and equines headage and suckler cow premium schemes. Payment due to him under the 1991 special beef premium scheme is being processed at present and if found in order will be made shortly.