Dáil Éireann - Volume 602 - 10 May, 2005

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

  461. Mr. Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the amount provided in grant aid to Kildare County Council to assist in the provision of civic amenity sites in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15079/05]

  Mr. Roche: Kildare County Council has received a total of €1,971,000 in capital grants allocations from the environment fund since November 2002. This includes a total of €1,425,000 towards civic amenity facilities at Athy [323] and Kilcock, as well as €546,000 towards a composting facility at Silliot Hill. In addition to this capital assistance, €184,450 has been provided towards the operational costs of civic amenity sites in four tranches of subvention provided since 2003, and a total of €44,500 towards the operational costs of bring banks in the same period.