§ Mr. A. Cecil Walker
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what level of grant in financial terms has been provided for the Gaelic Athletic Association in each of the last three years.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
[holding answer 7 March 1990]: Grants paid by the Department of Education and Sports Council for Northern Ireland to the Gaelic Athletic Association and its affiliated clubs were as follows:
Financial year 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 (£) (£) (£) Department of Education capital grant to affiliated GAA clubs 59,642 48,650 35,337 Sports Council for Northern Ireland Club equipment grants 6,428 4,600 4,467 Administration coaching grants 13,979 21,966 18,995