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Tuesday, 8 February 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 513 No. 6

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Written Answers. - Harbours and Piers.

Was asked: if she will give details of the feasibility study, if any, being carried out by her Department and Mayo County Council in regard to an access pier for Clare Island on the mainland; when the feasibilit...More Button

Written Answers. - Architectural Heritage.

Was asked: if she has received requests from any organisations, bodies or local authorities for funding towards acquiring Silver Spring House, Clonmel, former home of Charles Bianconi; and if she will make a sta...More Button

There is no record in my Department of such a request in respect of this property. In general, my Department does not directly provide financial support for projects of the type referred to by the Dep...More Button

Was asked: the steps, if any, her Department is taking to avoid any part of the Mount Congreve estate, Waterford, being compulsorily acquired to provide a route for a road bypass in view of the fact the estate i...More Button

Officials of my Department have been in contact with Waterford County Council and the roadway design team regarding the possible impact on the Mount Con greve Estate which may result from the proposed...More Button

Written Answers. - Asgard Restoration Project.

Was asked: the conditions, if any, which applied to her granting a licence to the Asgard Restoration Project Committee in respect of its desire to restore the yacht; and if she will make a statement on the matte...More Button

I refer the Deputy to Question No. 84 of 1 February 2000. As I have advised the House, the Asgard is in the ownership of the Minister for Defence. My sole responsibility in relation to it arose from a...More Button

Written Answers. - Architectural Heritage.

Was asked: the progress, if any, in the commencement of work at St. Mary's Church, Gowran, County Kilkenny; and the start date and timeframe for completion.More Button

My Department commenced work at St. Mary's Church, Gowran in 1994. Since that time the church has been re-roofed and conservation works have been carried out. At present conservation of the tombs, whi...More Button

Was asked: the funding, if any, available to local authorities or organisations wishing to restore the walls of a medieval city such as Kilkenny; if Dúchas will undertake this project; if funding is provided for...More Button

My Department has no funds available to either assist local authorities or organisations to restore and signpost medieval town walls or to consider undertaking such work directly. The Heritage Council...More Button

Written Answers. - Heritage Council.

Was asked: the level of funding granted to the National Heritage Council in 2000 and in each of the past three years; and her views on whether this funding is sufficient in relation to the demands on the council...More Button

Details of allocations to the heritage council for the period 1997-2000 are as follows: 1997, £3,501,000 – includes a supplementary estimate of £509,000 in December 1997 to clear outstanding grants; 1...More Button

Written Answers. - Special Areas of Conservation.

Was asked: her views on the exclusion by Dúchas of the sports field in the Braade/Carrickfin area of County Donegal from special area of conservation status.More Button

Was asked: the reason the Government has not adhered to a written undertaking of 14 May 1998 to the EU Commission not to interfere with the integrity of the special area of conservation at the sports field in th...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 366 and 367 together.More Button

Written Answers. - Íocaíochtaí Deontais.

Was asked: cén uair a chuirfear crann tochrais ar fáil ag cé Mhálainn Mhóir i nGleann Cholm Cille.More Button

Written Answers. - Fostaíocht Gaeltachta.

Was asked: an bhfuil aon phleananna le réamh-mhonarcha a thógáil agus fostaíocht a chruthú i gceantar Ghleann Cholm Cille i nDún na nGall.More Button

Written Answers. - Architectural Heritage.

Was asked: the proposals, if any, she has for the re-roofing of the French Church, Waterford; and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

There are no proposals to re-roof the French Church, Waterford. I refer the Deputy to my reply of 26 January, 2000 when I gave details of a programme of conservation and presentation works which are s...More Button

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