Dáil Éireann - Volume 563 - 11 March, 2003

Written Answers - Departmental Programmes.

  557. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the amount of money available to County Cork under the CLÁR programme; the respective roles of the local authority and Leader in the allocation of these funds; and the purposes for which they can be used. [7246/03]

  Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (Éamon Ó Cuív): The expenditure in County Cork in 2002 under the CLÁR programme was €1,230,439. The details are shown in the following table:

Measure

Other funding

(Source)

Level of

co-funding

CLÁR funding

outturn 2002

1

Non-national roads

Department of the Environment and Local Government

€ : €

160,000    

2

Non-national roads

Coillte

€ : €

96,500    

3

LIS roads

100% CLÁR

116,765    

4

Class III Local Roads

100% CLÁR

558,995    

5

Small public water schemes

Department of the Environment and Local Government

€ : €

149,873    

6

Urban enhancement scheme

Local authorities

€ : €

60,000    

7

Village enhancement scheme

Leader and local authorities

€ : € : €

73,033    

8

Electricity conversions

ESB

€ : €

14,273    

9

Sports capital top-up

Department of Arts, Tourism and Sport

Top up (20%)

1,000    

Total

1,230,439    

[355] Projects under measures one to six were selected by Cork County Council. The Leader groups selected projects under measure seven.