Dáil Éireann - Volume 541 - 04 October, 2001
Written Answers. - Sports Capital Programme.
Mr. T. Hayes Mr. T. Hayes
61. Mr. T. Hayes asked the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation the reason the Canon  Hayes Sports Complex in Tipperary was not granted funding under the sports capital grants scheme in the round of allocations earlier in 2001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22474/01]
Dr. McDaid Dr. McDaid
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation (Dr. McDaid): In excess of 1,450 applications were received under the 2001 sports capital programme, including one from the organisation in question. All applications were assessed in accordance with detailed assessment criteria outlined in the guidelines, terms and conditions governing the programme.
Following the assessment process the organisation in question was unsuccessful and this decision was conveyed by my Department to the organisation in a letter dated 13 June 2001, together with a copy of the assessment conducted on the application including the score and explanatory comments where appropriate under each of the criteria.
I intend to advertise the 2002 sport capital programme later this year. In the event that the organisation submits an application under that programme it will be considered in accordance with the guidelines, terms and conditions which will be issued with the application forms for the programme.
Question No. 62 answered with Question No. 8.
Dáil Éireann 541 Written Answers. Sports Capital Programme.