Dáil Éireann - Volume 637 - 05 July, 2007

Written Answers. - Arts Funding.

Deputy Mary Upton asked the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism the details of the recent €32 million funding from the Access II scheme for arts facilities here; if further such rounds of funding will be made in the near future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19254/07]

  Deputy Séamus Brennan: The Arts and Culture Capital Enhancement Support Scheme (ACCESS II) will run from 2007 to 2009. The following table contains a list of the successful projects on a county-by-county basis that received a total of €32 million in funding under the ACCESS II scheme. €81 million is available for the ACCESS programme under the NDP 2007-2013. In light of progress on this round of the projects, a further round of funding may be considered for the second half of 2008.

County-by-County Breakdown of ACCESS II Allocations

Project Allocation

Clare

812,500

Aras an Oidhreacht, Spanish Point, Clare

312,500

Sweeney Memorial Library, Clare

500,000

Cork

4,465,000

National Sculpture Factory, Cork

375,000

Briery Gap Cultural Centre, Macroom, Cork

30,000

Graffiti Theatre, Cork

250,000

Firkin Crane, Cork

100,000

Everyman Theatre, Cork

500,000

Cork Arts Theatre

150,000

Glen Theatre, Banteer, Cork

20,000

Cork Opera House

1,500,000

Lahern Community Hall

20,000

Cloyne Diocesan Centre

20,000

West Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen, Cork

1,500,000

Donegal

185,000

An Grianan Theatre, Donegal

65,000

Abbey Theatre, Donegal

100,000

Legawney Town Hall

20,000

Dublin

7,780,000

Dublin City Council Artists Studios: St. Patrick’s, Cuilín House, Blessington Street & Buckingham Street, Dublin

600,000

Filmbase Dublin

362,500

Gallery of Photography, Dublin

437,500

Irish Film Institute Dublin

550,000

Create Dublin

300,000

[2035] [2036] Project Arts Centre, Dublin

60,000

Fossetts Circus, Dublin

200,000

The Ark Cultural Centre, Dublin

20,000

RHA

1,750,000

Draiocht Theatre, Blanchardstown, Dublin

400,000

Smock Alley Theatre,

1,800,000

Focus Theatre

1,300,000

Galway

2,370,000

Solas Picture House, Galway

2,000,000

Druid Theatre, Galway

350,000

Teach Ceol, Renvyle, Galway

20,000

Kerry

2,195,000

Siamsa Tire Tralee, Kerry

400,000

St. Johns Listowel, Kerry

70,000

Caherciveen Community Resource Centre, Kerry

25,000

Teach Siamsa Finuge & Teach Siamsa na Carraig, Kerry

200,000

An Daingean Boatyard Arts & Cultural Centre, Kerry

1,500,000

Kilkenny

2,250,000

Kilkenny Integrated Cultural Facility

2,000,000

Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny

100,000

Castalia Arts Centre, Camphill, Kilkenny

150,000

Leitrim

500,000

Leitrim Sculpture Centre

500,000

Limerick

1,342,000

Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

882,000

St. Johns Square, Limerick

460,000

Laois

80,000

Dunamaise Theatre, Portlaoise, Laois

80,000

Longford

250,000

Backstage Theatre, Longford

250,000

Louth

1,400,000

Irish Film Institute Archive Dundalk

650,000

An Tain Town Hall Dundalk, Louth

150,000

Droichead Arts Centre, Dundalk, Louth

600,000

Mayo

350,000

Kiltimagh Town Hall Theatre, Mayo

300,000

Linenhall Arts Centre, Mayo

50,000

Monaghan

65,000

Castleblaney Arts Centre, Monaghan

45,000

Scotshouse Monaghan

20,000

Offaly

2,000,000

Tullamore Library & Arts Centre, Offaly

2,000,000

[2037] Roscommon

1,000,000

Roscommon Arts Centre

1,000,000

Sligo

1,750,000

Niland Model Arts Centre,

1,750,000

Tipperary

75,000

Tipperary Excel, Tipperary Town

75,000

Waterford

1,175,500

Theatre Royal Waterford

937,500

Waterford Healing Arts Trust

238,000

Westmeath

740,000

Mullingar Arts Centre, Westmeath

100,000

Midland Dance Laboratory

640,000

Wexford

1,215,000

Duncannon Fort, Wexford

375,000

Wexford Arts Centre

800,000

Horsewood Town Hall

20,000

St. Michaels Hall

20,000

Overall Total

32,000,000

Question No. 43 answered with Question No. 9.