Dáil Éireann - Volume 427 - 04 March, 1993

Written Answers. - Coastal Erosion.

53. Mr. J. Higgins asked the Minister for the Marine the amounts of finance made available for coastal erosion in each of the years from 1987 to 1993.

Minister for the Marine (Mr. Andrews): State funding for coast protection was transferred from the Office of Public Works to the Department of the Marine on 1 January 1990.

The amounts made available for coast protection for the years 1987 to 1993 are as follows:

£

1987

138,921

1988

Nil    

1989

  90,528

1990

1,049,754   

1991

508,657

1992

200,000

1993

200,000