Dáil Éireann - Volume 651 - 03 April, 2008
Written Answers. - Commemorative Events.
Deputy Róisín Shortall Deputy Róisín Shortall
Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the way his Department will assist groups to develop the Gordon Bennett Car Rally theme in the towns and villages that facilitated the race at the start of the last century; the finance that will be provided to ensure that the route is clearly defined and protected and that each town and village and settlement has its own unique attraction and history in relation to their connection with the race in view of its importance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12478/08]
Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív
Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív: As the Deputy will be aware, my Department operates a number of grant schemes and programmes and some funding may be available to assist groups to develop the Gordon Bennett Car Rally theme.
Details of all the programmes and schemes operated by my Department, including eligibility criteria can be accessed on the Department’s website at www.pobail.ie
It should be noted, however, that each of the schemes and programmes operated by my Department is governed by rules and regulations, which projects must meet in order to qualify for funding.
Dáil Éireann 651 Written Answers. Commemorative Events.