Dáil Éireann - Volume 483 - 25 November, 1997

Written Answers. - Gender Equality.

[645] 104. Ms Fitzgerald asked the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources if he will give details of the boards under the aegis of his Department; and the current membership and the number of women on each of these boards. [20479/97]

Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources (Dr. Woods): The following table is a summary of the overall position regarding current membership and the number of women serving on each of the boards, under the aegis of the Department of the Marine and Natural Resources.

Board

Current Membership

No. of Women

Marine Institute

6

2

Arramara Teoranta

5

1

Salmon Research Agency

7

1

The Mining Board

3

0

Coillte Teoranta

9

2

Commissioners of Irish Lights

14

1

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

6

1

Port of Cork Company(¹)

12

2

Dublin Port Co.(¹)

12

2

Drogheda Port Co.(¹)

12

2

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Co.(¹)

10

6

Foynes Port Co.(¹)

11

1

Galway Harbour Co.(¹)

12

3

New Ross Port Co.(¹)

12

4

Shannon Estuary Port Co.(¹)

12

3

Annagassan Harbour Board (¹)

9

1

Arklow Harbour Board(¹)

11

0

Ballyshannon Harbour Board(¹)

9

0

Baltimore and Skibbereen(¹)

9

0

Bantry Bay Harbour Board

11

2

Buncrana Harbour Board

8

0

Dingle Harbour Board

9

0

Dundalk Harbour Board

11

1

Kilrush Harbour Board

9

0

Kinsale Harbour Board

9

0

River Moy Harbour Board

11

0

Sligo Harbour Board

11

0

Tralee and Fenit Harbour Board

11

0

Waterford Harbour Board

26

0

Westport Harbour Board

10

1

Wexford Harbour Board

10

1

Wicklow Harbour Board

1

0

Youghal Harbour Board

9

1

Central Fisheries Board(²)

13

1

Northern Regional Fisheries Board(²)

21

1

Eastern Regional Fisheries Board(²)

20

2

Western Regional Fisheries Board(²)

19

0

North-Western Regional Fisheries Board(²)

20

0

South-Western Regional Fisheries Board(²)

20

1

Southern Regional Fisheries Board(²)

22

1

Shannon Regional Fisheries Board(²)

21

1

Foyle Fisheries Commission(³)

3

0

(¹) Includes nominees of Local Authorities and in some instances chief executives and employee directors.

(²) Includes elected members and ministerial appointees.

(³) Of which two are appointed by the Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland.

[646] I will arrange for details of members to be forwarded to the Deputy in due course.