Dáil Éireann - Volume 499 - 03 February, 1999
Written Answers. - Offshore Islands.
Mr. McCormack Mr. McCormack
82. Mr. McCormack asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands the position regarding payment of an islander allowance as committed to in An Action Programme for the Millennium; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2805/99]
Éamon Ó Cuív Éamon Ó Cuív
Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Éamon Ó Cuív): The question of a special islander allowance is under active consideration having been discussed with the relevant authorities and by the interdepartmental committee on the islands, the Gaeltacht and the Irish language.
Dáil Éireann 499 Written Answers. Offshore Islands.