Dáil Éireann - Volume 506 - 03 June, 1999

Written Answers. - Cultural Development Incentive Scheme.

28. Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands the 38 projects under the cultural development incentive scheme; the amount of the grant involved in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [14662/99]

Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Miss de Valera): The cultural development incentive scheme, CDIS, is a part of the Operational Programme for Tourism and is the responsibility of my Department. The CDIS is primarily designed to assist the four main categories of the visual and performing arts – arts centres, theatres, galleries and museums. Thirty eight projects have been offered funding under the scheme with a total grant aid of £19.766 million. The information required by the Deputy on the 38 projects and the amount of the grant in each case is in the form of the following tabular statement.

Cultural Development Incentive Scheme.

Projects

Grant

£'000

Kino Cinema Project, Cork City

100

Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork City

350

Waterford Theatre Royal, Waterford City

562

Cork Opera House, Cork City

375

St. Michael's Theatre, New Ross, County Wexford

250

Laois Arts Centre, Portlaoise, County Laois

1,300

Cobh Carillon, Cobh, County Cork

150

Tallaght Theatre, Tallaght, County Dublin

1,100

Briary Gap Theatre, Macroom, County Cork

150

Cork Public Museum, Cork City

900

Jeanie Johnston Project, Tralee, County Kerry

750

Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick City

678.5

Russell Cultural Centre, Doolin, County Clare

90

Galway Arts Centre, Galway City

250

Letterkenny Theatre, County Donegal

1,500

Mullingar Integrated Arts Centre, County Westmeath

750

Lambert Puppet Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin

50

Clonard Excel Project, Wexford, County Wexford

100

Clare County Museum, Ennis, County Clare

1,000

Moate Theatre, Moate, County Westmeath

59

Wandesford Quay, Cork City

498

Black Box Theatre, Galway City

550

Northside Arts Centre, Coolock, County Dublin

300

Dún Laoghaire Theatre, County Dublin

1,000

[101] Projects

Grant

£'000

Blanchardstown Arts Centre, County Dublin

1,100

Tipperary SR County Museum, Clonmel, County Tipperary

750

Roscommon Arts Centre, County Roscommon

250

Ionad Culturtha Inis Oirr, County Galway

90

Westport Artists Studios, County Mayo

140

Michael Davitt Museum, Straide, County Mayo

200

Oxmanstown Hall Theatre, Birr, County Offaly

250

Sligo Model Arts Centre, County Sligo

1,100

Dungarvan Arts Centre, County Waterford

200

Tipperary Excel Project, County Tipperary

1,300

Cultural and Tourism Centre Bray, County Wicklow

600

North Kerry Literary Centre, Listowel, County Kerry

480

Kildare Library and Arts Centre, Newbridge, County Kildare

400

Seamus Ennis Centre, The Naul, County Dublin

84.75

Total

19,766.25