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Supporting Local Communities -- Co. CARLOW Jobs & Training  Live Register down by 495 people, or 7%, compared to March 2011 (when FF left Government)  669 EI & IDA jobs were lost in the last 3 years of FF govt (2008-2010). Carlow has gained 425 EI & IDA jobs under FG-led govt (2011-2013). o 72 extra IDA jobs supported in 2013 o 17 extra Enterprise Ireland jobs supported in 2012  89 CEB jobs created in 2013 (LEOs now replacing CEBs).  Recent Job Announcements o Walsh Whiskey: 55 Jobs as part of a €25m investment (plus 40 Construction jobs) o Burnside Eurocyl: 25 jobs, hydraulic cylinder manufacturer (Sept 2013) Live Register March 2011

April 2014

6,796 1,601 3,715 1,480

6,301 1,399 3,528 1,374

Carlow County Bagenalstown Carlow Tullow

% Decrease Decrease in People Signing On -7 495 -12.6 202 -5 187 -7 106

Training Participants Springboard 2011-2013 Enterprise / Part Time / 3rd level 146

Back to Education 2011-2013 Part Time or Evening / nd 2 & 3rd level 1,636

Post Leaving Cert places 2011-2013 Vocational & technological / Full time 3,810

Momentum 2013 Starters Ed & Training / new areas / Long T Unemp. 103

Jobbridge Internship Scheme 303

Investment €23.1m in Capital Funding

2011 - Nov 13

€17.9m state grants, out of €21.3m total spend €3.26m

2011 to 2014

2014

Sports

€9,800 is allocated for improvement and €224,797 for maintenance €457,810 in Sports Capital funding

2011 to 2013

Garda

9 new vehicles allocated

2011 to 2013

Rural Development Programme

€936,687 spent supporting local communities

Schools Regional & Local Roads

National Roads

2011 to 2013

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€65,500 funding for Gathering, other events & Festivals

2013

Agriculture & Tourism  €33,857,209 in 2013 in payments to farmers -- schemes including Single Payment; Rural Environment Protection; Area-Based Compensatory Allowances; AEOS  €297,500 in Payments to farmers under the Capital Investment Scheme (2011-2013)  69,000 overseas tourists & €37m revenue generated in 2012

Housing and Home Supports Local Authority Grants given 2013 Housing adaptation Mobility aids grants for disability scheme Value No Value No €390,602 44 €184,878 46

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Housing aid for older Community people grants Value No Value No €160,858 33 €121,212 5

Unfinished housing developments resolved: 16 in 2012, 13 in 2013 and a further €393,840 allocated in 2014 €536,280 funding for Local and Community Development -- supporting 849 people, in 2013 €329,763 in Retrofitting & energy improvements in LA housing -- improved 179 units, in 2013 €3.29m in Better Energy / Warmer Home Schemes -- completing 1,512 homes, supporting an estimated 29 jobs, since 2011

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Appendix 1 -- Education Measures School New schools / Extensions – completed (2011-2013)

Project

St. Joseph's NS, Hacketstown

Extension

Carlow Educate Together NS

New School

Bennekerry NS, Bennykerry

New School

SN Muire gan Smal, Green Lane

Extension

Additional accommodation – approvals (2012-2014) St. Mary's Academy CBS Scoil Naomh Peadar agus Pol

2 x Mainstream C/R, Art Rooms, Construction Studies Room & Music Room 1 x 80m2 Mainstream Classroom

St Brigid's National School

ASD Unit

Clonegal NS

2 X 80m² Mainstream Classrooms

St. Mary's Academy CBS

1 X 100m² Science Lab & Prep. Area & 1 X 65m² Woodwork/Technology Room ASD Unit

St. Josephs School Presentation De La Salle

4 X 49m² Mainstream Classrooms & 1 X 263m² Special Needs Unit

Prefab replacement initiative (2012-2013) ST BRIGIDS

1 X 80M2 CLASSROOM

SCOIL PHADRAIG NAOFA

3 X 80M2

ST LEO'S COLLEGE

6 X 49M2, 1 X 201M2, 1 X 20M2, 2 x 136M2

SN Fhoirtcheim

1 x 80m2 , 1 x 16m2

Minor Works Grant – 2013/14 School Name

Address Line 1

Total funding €9,089

BORRIS MXD N S

BORRIS

BALLYCONNELL N S

Ballyconnell

€8,479

BAILE AN CHUILINN N S

MUINEBEAG

€7,591

NEWTOWN DUNLECKNEY MXD

MUINEBEAG

€7,850

RATHOE NS

RATHOE

€8,738

SCOIL NAIS MOLAISE

OLD LEIGHLIN

€8,220

SCOIL NAIS BHRIDE

GRANGE

€8,886

SCOIL NAIS MHUIRE

DROIMFEIGH

€7,276

ST MARYS N S

MUINEBEAG

€6,906 3


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MUINEBEAG

€7,591

S N MUIRE LOURDES

TULLOW

€9,404

ST COLUMBAS N S

TULLOW

€6,888

S N NA CLOICHE MOIRE

BALLYRAGGAN

€6,092

S N PEADAR AGUS POL

BALLON

S N PHADRAIG NAOFA

PATRICIAN BROTHERS

€9,367

FR CULLEN MEMORIAL N S

TINRYLAND

€8,553

BISHOP FOLEY MEMORIAL SCHOOL

Station Road

€10,440

S N NMH FHINGIN

GARRYHILL

€6,129

ST JOSEPHS NS

HACKETSTOWN

€7,905

S N BHRIGHDE

CUAN

€6,499

SCOIL MHUIRE MUIGHEO

CRETTYARD

€6,111

SCOIL NAIS MHICHIL

BAILE NUA

€6,259

Bennekerry National School

Bennekerry

€12,327

SCOIL NAOMH ABBAN

CRETTYARD

€6,499

SCOIL CHOMHGAIN NAOFA

KILLESHIN

€11,309

ST PATRICKS N S

RATHVILLY

€9,237

BALLINABRANNA MXD N S

MILFORD

€8,756

Our Lady's National School

Nurney

€6,259

S N FHOIRTCHEIRN/FHININ

MIDHISEAL

€7,702

SCOIL MUIRE GAN SMAL

ARD AITINN

€6,906

QUEEN OF UNIVERSE N S

MUINEBHEAG

BHRIDE N S

ARD DUACH

€5,907

S N MUIRE GAN SMAL

GREEN LANE

€13,529

SCOIL NAIS IOSEF NAOFA

CARLOW

€9,219

St Patrick's National School

Ballymurphy

€6,536

ARDLIOS N S

ARDLIOS

€6,869

S N FIONTAIN NAOFA

RATHMORE

€6,037

S N CEATHARLACH

GREEN ROAD

€8,035

ST LASERIANS SPECIAL SC

CARLOW

€17,266

HOLY FAMILY B N S

ASKEA

€12,604

Holy Family Girls N S

ASKEA

€12,364

ST LASERIANS MXD NS

LEIGHLINBRIDGE

GAELSCOIL EOGHAIN UÍ THUAIRISC

Garrán na Fuinseoige

€14,380

S.N. NAOMH FHIACH

GRAIGUECULLEN

€15,065

Carlow Educate Together NS

Graiguecullen

Total 45 schools

€10,384

€10,625

€8,830

€8,664 €399,570

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Appendix 2 -- Health: new services introduced /developed (2011-2013) New Services Developed -- St Luke’s General Hospital Kilkenny Respiratory Medicine Consultant Respiratory Physician Acute Medicine Programme-Consultant Radiologist Elective Surgery Programme-Implementation of TPOT Roll-out of National Clinical programmes – acute medicine programme, diabetes programme, stroke programme, emergency medicine programme NIMIS - Installation of digital/filmless systems for Radiology Roll-out of new born hearing screening as part of a national project Stroke Programme Primary Care Services New Primary Care Centres opened at Ayrfield Kilkenny and Callan Co. Kilkenny. Community Intervention Carlow/Kilkenny: CareDoc, St Dympnas Hospital, Carlow and Community Health Centres Dietetic XPERT programme: Kilkenny City, Carlow Town Development of dedicated MHS accommodation in Ayrfield Primary Care Centre, Kilkenny Mental Health Services Enhancement and Development of Community Mental Health Services (Home Based Treatment Teams, new bases developed for amalgamation and co-location of CMHT/HBTT/and Acute Day Hospitals/Day Services) -- 10 additional posts in Carlow/Kilkenny area (National Service Plan 2012/13) Strengthening of CAMHS teams -- 9 additional posts in Carlow/Kilkenny area (National Service Plan 2012) Capital Developments over past 3 years St Luke’s project includes a new ED, Medical Assessment unit and Day Services Unit with Endoscopy -- 10 Day beds/places 1 Diagnostics The St Luke’s project also includes a Medical Education Unit co-funded by RCSI & the University of Limerick Phase 2 of the redevelopment of St Luke’s, to include Hepatology Dept, Oncology Dept and the provision of an MRI, co funded by others Key Statistics 2013 60,342 Total Number in receipt of a Medical Card (at 1st March 2014; Carlow Kilkenny) 4,660 Total Number in receipt of a G.P. Visit Card (at 1st March 2014; Carlow Kilkenny) 202,109 Home Help Hours provided and 159 clients receiving Home Care Packages. (At the end of September 2013, Carlow Kilkenny) 5


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Appendix 3 -- Justice and Equality: Garda numbers, August 2013 Division

District

Station

KILKENNY/CARLOW

CARLOW

BALLON BORRIS CARLOW HACKETSTOWN MUINEBHEAG MYSHALL RATHVILLY TULLOW

CARLOW

Total

Grand Total 1 2 71 1 14 1 1 17 108

Appendix 4 -- Roads and Transport Project Yellowford to Maplestown Ballintemple Bridge Hacketstown Lower Bridge R702 Borris to Goresbridge R724 Fenagh to Ullard Bridge R448 Kilkenny Road (Carlow) Carlow Southern Relief Road Main Street Hacketstown R727 Pavement Overlay Works R729 Ballykeenan R725 Thomas Traynor Street Tullow

2011-14 Grant Payment â‚Ź 16,688 21,283 47,928 93,529 111,504 112,723 32447 136,748 350,394 462,553 426,642

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Appendix 5 -- Tourism, Children and Youth Affairs Regional Festival Funding

2013 €6,500 €4,000 2013

Pan Celtic International Festival Eigse Carlow Arts Festival Gathering and Other Event Funding The following Flagship Events received IPB Flagship funding totalling €25,000:  The History Festival of Ireland, Duckett’s Grove - €7,500  2013 IBSF World Team Snooker Championships – Ivy Rooms, Carlow - €7,500  Carlow 800, Carlow Town - €10,000 35 further Gathering events funded

€25,000

€30,000

Number of non-funded Gatherings

27

Youth Projects / Youth Clubs supported Graiguecullen Youth Project New Oak, Carlow

2013 €77,559 €89,625

Appendix 6 -- Local Government: Seniors alert scheme, 2013 Community & Voluntary group Bagnelstown FRC Ballyconnell/Clonmore Comm Ale Borris/Ballymurphy Care of the Elderly (Tullow) Leighlin Parish Comm Alert Newtown Fenagh SC Palatine Comm Alert St Catherines Community Services Tullow Active Retirement

€ 6,648 515 3,538 5,585 2,160 338 2,388 17,688 2,050

No people supported 34 2 18 24 10 3 14 89 11

Total

€40,910

205

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Appendix 7 -- Sports Capital Programme & Pools Programme Grantees Sports Capital Programme

2011-2013

Ballinabranna Karate Club

€5,000

Bennekerry District Active Retirement Association

€2,000

Carlow County Council - Bagenalstown

€22,950

Carlow County Council - Oakpark

€22,950

Carlow County Council - Tullow

€22,950

Carlow Town Council - John Sweeney Park

€17,360

Carlow Town Council/St. Laurence O'Toole Athletics Club Hanover Harps FC Myshall Drumphea Senior Citizens/Myshall Active Ret

€125,000 €46,000 €2,000

Naomh Brid Hurling Club

€20,000

Palatine GAA (Cnoc Arda)

€14,000

Presentation College Carlow/Askea GAA

€10,000

St Joseph's National School

€20,600

St Mullins G.A.A. (Naomh Moling)

€77,000

Tinryland Tidy Towns Tullow RFC Vale Wanderers FC Total Pools Programme Graiguecullen Swimming Pool Bagenalstown Swimming Pool

€16,000 €18,000 €16,000 €457,810 2011/2012 €291,580 €131,320

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