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10 million euro regeneration funding announced for Ballymahon, Boyle and Mohill

Apr 19, 2021 08:04 By Shannonside News
10 million euro regeneration funding announced for Ballymahon, Boyle and Mohill 10 million euro regeneration funding announced for Ballymahon, Boyle and Mohill
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There's investment for the facilities and attractions within King House itself

Over 10 million euro is being awarded to three towns in the Shannonside region under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund.

Minister Heather Humphreys is announcing government allocations of 5.9 million euro for Ballymahon, 2.5 million euro for Mohill, and 1.8 million euro for Boyle.

The project in Ballymahon will renovate a number of vacant buildings in the town centre to provide family support services, a new dedicated youth club, enhanced elderly care services and a new rural working hub.

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Over 5.9 million is being awarded from central government with the local authority contributing 750,000 euro.

In Mohill, the plan is to enhance the pedestrian experience in the town, encouraging footfall, improving connections between places of education, work, retail and community settings.

The overall project cost is 2.8 million with the government contributing 2.5 million and Leitrim County Council the balance.

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This Boyle project focuses on the King House Cultural Quarter to deliver public realm improvements, there's also investment for the facilities and attractions within King House itself.

The project cost is over 2 million euro, the government providing €1.8 million and the local authority over 200,000 euro.

Minister of State and Longford Westmeath TD, Peter Burke, Longford Westmeath TD Joe Flaherty, Senator Michael Carrigy, and Cllr Liam Callaghan are welcoming the announcement.

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Sligo Leitrim North Roscommon TD and Minister of State Frank Feighan says the allocations will help restore these town centres.

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