Local sports clubs to receive major funding boost

Feb 11, 2022 13:38 By Shannonside News
Local sports clubs to receive major funding boost
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The funding is allocated by Minister Catherine Martin and Minister Jack Chambers.

Over €9.6 million has been announced for sports clubs and facilities across the Shannonside region.

It's part of the Sport Capital and Equipment funding worth 150 million euro, which is the largest allocation in the history of the State.

2.1 million euro has been allocated to Roscommon while Longford will receive 1.6 million.


Sixteen clubs in Leitrim are to share over 1.1 million euro in funding.

The projects include upgrading GAA facilities, pitch draining, club-house refurbishment, floodlights, and gym facilities.


Roscommon Athleague Hurling Club Community Recreation For All Abilities and Ages Gaelic Games 81,000
Roscommon Ballaghaderreen GAA Club Ballaghaderreen GAA Floodlights Application Gaelic Games 75,000
Roscommon Ballinagare FC Resurfacing Drainage Slitting Sanding of Pitch. Soccer 41,220
Roscommon Boyle Celtic FC Boyle Celtic FC Synthetic Pitch Development Soccer 137,022
Roscommon BVC Development Association Co Ltd Brusna Community Park Multi-sport 3,895
Roscommon Carrick on Shannon Golf Club Carrick Golf Club 2022 - Sustaining Our Future Golf 20,699
Roscommon Carrick Town AFC Installation of drainage system for grass pitch Soccer 50,000
Roscommon castlerea golf club Equipment: Greens MowerCapl Exp: Upgrade Greens Golf 111,000
Roscommon Clonown Community Ltd Fit out and completion of changing rooms. Athletics 8,974
Roscommon Cloonfad United F.C Upgrading of existing Flood Lighting system Soccer 60,327
Roscommon Dysart FC Dysart FC teams and facility Development Soccer 29,683
Roscommon Eire Og GAA Club [ROSCOMMON] Development of Eire Og Gaa Grounds Gaelic Games 44,409
Roscommon Fuerty GAA Club Mulhern Park, Fuerty GAA, facilities upgrade Gaelic Games 16,595
Roscommon Monksland United Football Club The purchase of portable equipment Soccer 7,722
Roscommon Oran GAA Development of an All-Weather Pitch Gaelic Games 110,000
Roscommon Padraig Pearses GAA Club Re-roof clubhouse community facility Gaelic Games 115,723
Roscommon Rahara Rovers FC Clubhouse Refurbishment, Storage shed, Equipment Soccer 129,738
Roscommon Roscommon Golf Club 1,050sm Short Game Practice Area & Greens Roller Golf 55,834
Roscommon Shannon Gaels GAA Club REDEVELOPMENT OF EXISTING TRAINING PITCH Gaelic Games 122,827
Roscommon Skyvalley Rovers Facilities Development Soccer 21,730
Roscommon St Aidans GAA Football Club St Aidan’s GAA - Future Proof Community Amenities Gaelic Games 61,772
Roscommon St Barry's GAA Lighting Community facilities & develop 2nd pitch Gaelic Games 113,010
Roscommon St Brigids Gaa Facility & Equipment Upgrade Gaelic Games 32,736
Roscommon St Croans GAA club Training Pitch Development at St Croans GAA Club Gaelic Games 89,950
Roscommon St Faithleachs GAA Club Erect LED Pitch lighting Gaelic Games 147,207
Roscommon ST JOHNS ATHLETIC FC Upgrading of Club Facilities Soccer 19,757
Roscommon St. Michaels Gaa Club Drainage Improvement to increase Participation Gaelic Games 122,060
Roscommon Strokestown Co-Op Community Centre Ltd. Outdoor Exercise/Recreational Space Multi-sport 36,865
Roscommon Strokestown United Football Club Completion of all weather training area. Soccer 26,500
Roscommon Tarmon National School Flood Lights for Astro &Construction of Long Jump Multi-sport 25,651
Roscommon Tisrara Community Sports Park Club Upgrade existing and develop additional facilities Multi-sport 70,290
Roscommon Tulsk Lord Edward's GAA Upgrade Safety & Security of Grounds & Gym Equip. Gaelic Games 54,713
Roscommon Western Gaels GAA Club Ph 2 Training Pitch & Upgrade of Existing Pitch Gaelic Games 144,000
Roscommon & District Football League Ltd RDFL Facility Development Soccer 155,305  



County Organisation Project Title Sport Type Provisional Grant Allocation €
Leitrim Annaduff GAA Annaduff GAA Walkway and walkway lighting Gaelic Games 63,221


Leitrim Aughavas GAA Club Floodlights at Aughavas GAA Astro Pitch Gaelic Games 35,000
Leitrim Ballinaglera GAA Club Fit-out sports hall with Gym equipment & Access Gaelic Games 21,510
Leitrim Bornacoola GAA Artificial Training Surface/Floodlighting Upgrade. Gaelic Games 127,522
Leitrim Cloone GAA Development Gym Equipment to add to existing gym building Gaelic Games 4,583
Leitrim Cloone Tidy Towns Committee Bóthar na Naomh Toilet and change facilities Multi-sport 22,493
Leitrim Dromahair Arts & Recreation Centre Upgrade of 'Community Football Field' Multi-sport 123,203
Leitrim drumkeerin gaa Dressing rooms, meeting rooms & press facilities. Gaelic Games 148,500
Leitrim Eslin GAA Eslin Gaa pitch, track development and gym kit out Gaelic Games 118,140
Leitrim Gortletteragh GAA Club Walkway-530 m safety fence & ball stop nets. Gaelic Games 39,008
Leitrim Manorhamilton Community Tennis New Surface to Tennis Courts Tennis 35,000
Leitrim Manorhamilton Rangers Football Club Limited Ball stop Netting Soccer 9,228
Leitrim Mohill Community & Sports Hub Provison of Storage Shed & Gym Facilities Multi-sport 61,154
Leitrim Mohill GAA Development of Sports Facilities Gaelic Games 93,928
Leitrim St Mary's GAA Club Kiltoghert St. Mary’s Kiltoghert GAA Club, Carrick on Shannon Gaelic Games 150,000
Leitrim St. Felim's Diocesan Trust Leckaun NS & Newtownmanor Community MUGA Multi-sport 57,140



  • Ardagh Moydow GAA                      €31,691 
  • Abbeylara                                            €53,500
  • Ballymahon AFC                                €50,000       
  • Clonguish GAA                                    €77,000      
  • Colmcille GAA                                      €68,200             
  • Longford Town FC                               €46,048    
  • Dromard GAA                                     €140,000
  • Edgeworthstown Dev Assoc              €47,000               
  • Killoe GAA                                            €51,468             
  • Fr Manning Gaels                               €8345
  • Grattan Og                                         €100,000
  • Legan GAA                                          €55,000
  • Longford AC                                      €300,000
  • Rathcline GAA                                  €87,116
  • Sean Connolly’s GAA                      €50,000
  • Mullinalaghta GAA                          €53,712
  • St Brigid’s GAA                               €150,000
  • UCL Harps Soccer                            €91,309
  • Ballymore GAA                               €20,623
  • Longford Tennis Club                  €40,000
  • Ethnic Minority Hub                     €1044
  • Longford Co Council                 €119,351
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