Dáil Éireann - Volume 417 - 12 March, 1992

Written Answers. - National Lottery Funds.

73. Mr. Gilmore asked the Minister for Health if he has received a request for national lottery funding from Cerebral Palsy Ireland for the purchase of four minibuses; and if he will give sympathetic consideration to this request.

Minister for Health (Dr. O'Connell): I have no application from Cerebral Palsy Ireland for lottery funding for the purchase of minibuses.

[849] 74. Mr. Barry asked the Minister for the Environment if he will outline the amount of national lottery funds dispersed by his Department in 1991 to counties Limerick, Cork and Mayo.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Smith): Expenditure by my Department from national lottery funds in 1991 in the three counties (including county boroughs and urban districts) concerned was as follows: Cork, £813,349; Limerick, £211,412; Mayo, £367,806.

These totals include expenditure on the amenities/recreational facilities grants scheme, the library service, the provision and renovation of swimming pools, and communal facilities in voluntary housing schemes.