Dáil Éireann - Volume 496 - 10 November, 1998

Written Answers. - Rural Environment Protection Scheme.

[676] 236. Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the number of farmers, by county, who have availed of the REP scheme. [22999/98]

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): Following is a county by county breakdown with the participants paid and the amount paid.

County

No. of Participants

Payment made

£

Carlow

353

3,524,946.74

Cavan

1,473

10,110,547.80

Clare

2,211

19,118,986.44

Cork

2,577

21,652,862.36

Donegal

2,265

17,253,961.15

Dublin

117

895,097.46

Galway

4,908

35,424,757.14

Kerry

1,910

16,292,072.28

Kildare

734

6,506,636.71

Kilkenny

764

7,023,618.87

Laois

980

8,788,052.20

Leitrim

1,446

10,241,084.08

Limerick

1,260

10,267,922.90

Longford

1,112

8,737,445.20

Louth

304

2,841,408.41

Mayo

4,293

28,754,550.45

Meath

981

7,768,403.44

Monaghan

822

4,961,237.59

Offaly

1,190

10,550,489.61

Roscommon

2,121

13,904,293.62

Sligo

1,147

7,209,308.77

Tipperary (NR)

1,113

10,985,957.31

Tipperary (SR)

962

8,839,125.50

Waterford

558

5,242,553.99

Westmeath

1,354

11,579,624.37

Wexford

946

8,871,099.28

Wicklow

396

3,305,095.93

Totals

38,327

300,651,139.60