Dáil Éireann - Volume 640 - 01 November, 2007
Written Answers. - Irish Language.
Deputy Olivia Mitchell Deputy Olivia Mitchell
 Deputy Olivia Mitchell asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the funding allocated under Scéim na mBóithre Áise on a Gaeltacht area basis in 2006 and to date in 2007; the estimated budget for this scheme in 2007; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26317/07]
Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív
Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív: Grants totalling €1,944,908 were approved by my Department under Scéim na mBóithre Áise sa Ghaeltacht (the Gaeltacht Accommodation Roads Scheme) in 2006 and 2007. Details of the funding allocated on a county basis are set out in the Table below.
The allocation of almost €570,000 to Scéim na mBoithre Áise in 2007 to date has been made from an overall budget of €4.965m for Gaeltacht road improvements in my Department’s 2007 Vote, the remainder being utilised for improvement works to strategic Gaeltacht roads (bóithre straitéiseacha) and various village renewal projects.
Dáil Éireann 640 Written Answers. Irish Language.