Dáil Éireann - Volume 463 - 26 March, 1996
Written Answers. - Rural Renewal Scheme.
Mr. Dempsey Mr. Dempsey
175. Mr. Dempsey asked the Minister for the Environment the plans, if any, he has to introduce a rural renewal scheme for small towns and villages in  order to help preserve the essential fabric and characteristics of these communities. [5997/96]
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Ms McManus) Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Ms McManus)
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Ms McManus): Under the Urban and Village Renewal Sub-Programme of the Operational Programme for Local Urban and Rural Development 1994-1999, funding is being provided for a range of measures designed to rehabilitate the built environment, restore and conserve important elements of architecture and heritage and help to rejuvenate the social and economic life of towns and villages throughout the country.
Dáil Éireann 463 Written Answers. Rural Renewal Scheme.