Dáil Éireann - Volume 445 - 11 October, 1994

Written Answers. - Special Interest Holidays.

362. Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Tourism and Trade the amount of money available for creating walking routes under the Operational Programme for Tourism, 1994 to 1999. [955/94]

Minister for Tourism and Trade (Mr. McCreevy): The Operational Programme for Tourism, 1994-1999, provides EU funding of £23.208 million for the development of special interest holiday facilities. From within this aggregate sum, my Department has indicated an overall budget of £1 million for walking and cycling routes. No specific allocation for walking routes has been defined.