Dáil Éireann - Volume 621 - 14 June, 2006

Written Answers. - Coastal Erosion.

Mr. Kehoe asked the Minister for [1278] Communications, Marine and Natural Resources the funding given to Wexford for coastal erosion in each of the years from 2000 to 2006; and the applications which are outstanding for coastal erosion in County Wexford. [23034/06]

  Mr. Browne: Details of funding provided by the Department to Wexford under the Coastal Protection Programmes from 2000-2006 are set out in the following table. In addition to the projects approved for funding in 2006 Wexford County Council submitted proposals for the Warren Middle, Burrow and Kilmore. Unfortunately there was no funding available for these projects in 2006.

Coast Protection Projects 2000-2006

Wexford

Location

Project

DCMNR Cost

Total Cost

2000

Rosslare Strand

North End of Spit

56,756.48

75,675.31

Cullenstown

Revetment works and training walls

109,229.22

145,638.96

Rosslare

Maintenance

19,656 .33

19,656.33

2001

Courtown

Revetment works

86,899.68

115,866.24

Cullenstown

Revetment works and training walls

685,612.85

914,150.47

Rosslare Strand

Study of North End of Spit

69,332.75

51,999.57

Rosslare Strand

Maintenance

22,771.86

22,771.86

Rosslare Strand

Revetment Works

71,422.77

95,230.36

Rosslare Strand

New Scheme

188.78

251.71

2002

Rosslare Strand

Study of North End of Spit

114,435.00

152,580.00

Courtown

Detailed design of offshore breakwater

133,810.34

178,413.79

Rosslare Strand

Revetment works

77,846.49

103,795.32

Rosslare Strand

Maintenance

13,292.00

13,292.00

Cahore

Rock groynes & beach nourishment

42,966.58

57,288.77

Ballyconnigar

Rock revetment

21,750.00

29,000.00

2003

Rosslare Strand

Capital works including rock armour revetment

14,290.46

19,053.95

Rosslare Strand

Study

8,616.23

11,488.31

Rosslare Strand

Maintenance

7,957.54

7,957.54

Rosslare Strand

New Scheme

155.38

207.18

Cahore

Rock groynes, beach nourishment

43,286.42

57,715.22

Rosslare Strand

Revetment works

27,821.01

37,094.68

Ballyconnigar

Rock revetment

22,239.00

29,652.00

2004

Courtown

Design of breakwaters, etc.

368,204.08

490,938.77

Curracloe

Dune protection

31,030.92

41,374.56

2005

Rosslare

Soft engineering works to beach

10,118.96

13,491.95

[1279] Cahore

Continuation of revetment works

16,616.87

22,155.82

Kilpatrick

Soft engineering works to beach

15,271.43

20,361.90

Rosslare Strand

Maintenance

14,832.08

14,832.08

2006 Approvals

Courtown

Project planning and design stage for major protection scheme

75,000.00

100,000.00

Rosslare Strand

Rock revetment

375,000.00

500,000.00

Ballinamona

Restore access to beach

37,500.00

50,000.00

Carne

Rock revetment

75,000.00

100,000.00

Rosslare Strand

Study of coastal dynamics and protection requirements

150,000.00

200,000.00

Rosslare

Maintenance

45,000.00

45,000.00