Dáil Éireann - Volume 606 - 29 September, 2005
Written Answers - Sports Capital Programme.
Mr. Stagg Mr. Stagg
97. Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the value of capital grants sought under the sports capital programme 2005 in each county and the value of grants awarded in each county. [26093/05]
Mr. O’Donoghue Mr. O’Donoghue
Mr. O’Donoghue: The national lottery-funded sports capital programme, which is administered by my Department, allocates funding to sporting and community organisations at local, regional and national level throughout the country. A total of 1,362 applications were received under the 2005 sports capital programme. All applications under the programme were evaluated by my Department in accordance with the assessment criteria published in the guidelines, terms and conditions document that accompanied the application form for the programme. Following completion of the evaluation of the applications received by my Department, in July last I announced provisional grant allocations totalling €54.385 million to 626 projects.
Of the 1,362 applicants under the 2005 sports capital programme, 66 did not specify on their application the amount sought. The amounts sought in each county by the remaining applicants and the total provisional grant allocations by county are as follows:
Dáil Éireann 606 Written Answers Sports Capital Programme.