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KCC Used None Of Its Allotted Budget For Traveller Accommodation

: 02/11/2018 - 12:29

Kildare County Council availed of none of the €80,000 allotted to it for traveller accommodation last year.

The Government grant local authorities a specific budget to work from regarding traveller accommodation, what sum is not 'draw down' is then returned to the state.

Other authorities that used non of their allocation include South Dublin, Galway, Laois, Offaly, Monaghan, Westmeath, Wexford and Mayo County Councils.

The Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy provided the information in response to a request from Dublin Mid West TD Eoin O Broin.

The full list is as follows:

Carlow County Council 207,905.41 71,449.98
Cavan County Council 13,729.31 13,729.31
Clare County Council 169,194.00 42,444
Cork City Council 1,108,344.00 97,000
Cork County Council 110,000.00 93,155.58
Donegal County Council 147,612.81 15,100
Dublin City Council 414,829.00 734,208.63
Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council 1,500,000.00 1,857,313.43
Fingal County Council 26,847.00 17,420
South Dublin County Council 1,024,289.00 0
Galway City Council 209,000.00 95,102.48
Galway County Council 625,000.00 0
Kerry County Council 28,566.13 28,566.13
Kildare County Council 80,000.00 0
Kilkenny County Council 582,162.00 563,040.21
Laois County Council - 0
Leitrim County Council 98,875.00 59,932.97
Limerick City & County Council 69,576.00 219,917.85
Longford County Council 2,922.00 0
Louth County Council 237,087.00 220,047.99
Mayo County Council - 0
Meath County Council 129,000.00 5,750
Monaghan County Council - 0
Offaly County Council 847,917.00 101,615.93
Roscommon County Council 52,617.00 123,190.92
Sligo County Council 161,249.00 9,930.56
Tipperary County Council 327,492.00 399,337
Waterford City & County Council 545,000.00 22,610.48
Westmeath County Council - 0
Wexford County Council 6,880.00 0
Wicklow County Council 52,648.00 43,773
SUB TOTAL 8,778,741.66 4,834,636.45


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