€2.1 million has been allocated to projects throughout Leitrim under the Community Recognition Fund.
The grants are designed to support and reward communities that have welcomed families and citizens from Ukraine and other countries
€3 million euro in total has been awarded to groups and projects across the region under the scheme, with Leitrim receiving the highest amount locally.
€1 million euro has been allocated to the Shannonside Regional Multi-Sports Recreational Campus at Carrick-on-Shannon. This will facilitate phase one of the project which preparation works and pitch development.
€169,588 has been given to Drumshanbo Mayflower Community Centre for the restoration of basketball courts with a further 86,900 granted for renovation works. The Carrigallen Margaret of New Orleans Community Group has received €250,000 for the purchase of the community centre.
In Roscommon Ballaghadarreen has been awarded almost €270,000 which is divided amongst a 16 seater Community Bus to provide a local transport service, Outdoor exercise equipment and civil works at the community park, lighting of the Community Park walkway and the Refurbishment of Ballaghaderreen Boxing Club. €45,000 euro has been awarded to the Ballinagare community with 90,000 euro allocated for the retiling of Roscommon Swimming Pool. County Roscommon will benefit from a total of 690,000 euro.
22 groups from across Longford have received funding totaling €623,800. This includes 83,000 euro for Longford Athletics Club while 72,000 euro will be given to Longford County Council for a communal gig rig stage.
Drumshanbo Mayflower Community Centre (Restoring Basketball Courts) €169,588
Drumshanbo Drumshanbo Athletics Club (Astro Turf Pitch & Running Track) €45,966
Drumshanbo Mayflower Community Centre (Renovation Works) €86,900
Carrick on Shannon Shannonside Regional Multi-sports Recreational Campus (phase 1 – preparation works and pitch development) €1,000,000
Carrigallen Margaret of New Orleans Community Group - Purchase of Community Centre €250,000
Carrigallen Carrigallen Tidy Towns Lakeside Amenity Improvements - Disability access, €36,419
biodiversity elements, play area, lighting, information signs
Carrigallen Carrigallen Tidy Towns- Bus Shelter, Seating and Planting €34,412
Leitrim Village Leitrim Development Association & Leitrim Gaels Community Gym/Astro
Pitch/Bus Shelter/Street Furniture €250,000
Ballinamore Ballinamore Island Theatre – Community Cinema €40,813
Dromahair Dromahair Arts and Recreation Centre (DARC) – Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) €120,000
Manorhamilton Bee Park Sports Hub – Gym Equipment €38,500
Leitrim Mohill Mohill Community and Sports Hub – upgrade of toilets and meeting rooms - €72,242
South Leitrim Lough Keel Scouts – Carrick on Shannon, Ballinamore, Mohill – replacement engine for boat€39,586
|Ballaghaderreen||16 seater Community Bus to provide a local transport service||€85,000|
|Ballaghaderreen||Outdoor exercise equipment and civil works for installation at community park||€22,000|
|Ballaghaderreen||Lighting of the Community Park walkway||€50,000|
|Ballaghaderreen||Refurbishment (internal) of Ballaghaderreen Boxing Club||€20,000|
|Ballaghaderreen||Upgrade of the meeting room at Phoenix Centre||€20,000|
|Bellangare Community Centre||Upgrade of meeting room in Bellanagare Community Centre||€20,000|
|Bellangare Community Centre||Upgrade of gym & equipment at Bellanagare Community Centre||€10,000|
|Bellanagare Sensory Garden||Development of a sensory garden||€15,000|
|Roscommon Town||Retiling of Roscommon Swimming Pool||€90,000|
|Loughnaneane Park, Roscommon Town||Resurface playground areas in Loughnaneane Park & replace play pieces||€80,000|
|Roscommon library/ Boyle/ Castlerea||Library sports equipment loan, The Roscommon library will 'loan out' sports equipment to communities for their use||€8,000|
|Community centre Ballyleague||Community Centre Upgrade of meeting room||€20,000|
|Tennis Courts Ballyleague||Upgrade Tennis court||€20,000|
|Strokestown Community Sports Facility||Community Centre Upgrade of meeting room||€20,000|
|Community Meeting Room||Community Meeting Room||€20,000|
|Castlerea Pool, the Demesne, Castlerea||Mobility Lifting machine for the Castlerea Pool||€20,000|
|Castlerea Library||Development of a sensory garden at Castlerea library||€9,557|
|Boyle Family Resource Centre||Upgrade room in Boyle FRC as a therapy & sensory room||€30,000|
|Community Call applicable throughout the county||Smaller scale funding for various e.g. upgrade facilities, hold cultural events, intercultural activities||€95,000|