Minister Heather Humphreys has announced Clár funding of almost €1 million for local groups.
The funding is part of Measure 1 under Clár for sports clubs and community centres. Funding can be used to develop walkways, spectator stands, parking facilities and improve accessibility. Six sports clubs and one community centre in Roscommon are set to receive a total €350,000 or €50,000 each. Six clubs in Longford will receive over €118,000 between them while five Leitrim clubs will benefit to the tune of €214,706. Four clubs in Westmeath are also set to receive funding. Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan and local Minister of State Peter Burke have welcomed the announcement,
Speaking to Shannonside News, Fine Gael Senator Aisling Dolan said the funding would be also be warmly welcomed by groups across the region: