46. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to renew funding to a cultural centre (details supplied); his views on the evidence that shows that persons that have deeper levels of integration within communities are significantly less likely to experience crime and anti-social behaviour; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 15256/18 asked on 17 Apr 2018 - Departmental Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy David Stanton): The Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration (OPMI), an Office of my Department, allocates public funding for migrant integration projects on the basis of competitive selection processes carried out in a fair, open and transparent way.  This gives a wide range of community and voluntary organisations the opportunity to bid for government funding for projects to support the integration of migrants in our co...

418. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the amount of State funding provided to a charity (details supplied) since 2002; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 9500/18 asked on 27 Feb 2018 - Departmental Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Jim Daly) (Deputy Jim Daly): The Department of Health can detail the amount of money granted through the Department of Health National Lottery Discretionary Fund, and will also request the HSE to provide details of all funding provided to Console. 
However, the Deputy should note that Console may have received additional State funding from other bodies and Departments, which will not be contained within this answer. 
Console was funded a tota...