Almost 90,000 euro has been announced today for 5 sports projects in Mayo under the appeals section of the Capital Sports Grants programme for 2018.

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has been giving more details to Midwest News.

The Mayo projects to benefit are:


Aghamore Community Company Ltd

Furnishing of sports hall & dressing rooms



Kilmovee Community Housing Ltd


Kilmovee Community Centre and Astro Pitch



Kiltimagh Knock Utd Soccer Club Ltd.

Grass Pitch and Floodlights



Newport & District Development Co. Ltd.


Upgrade of Newport Tennis Court



Whitefriar Aikido Club

2018R - Teenagers Fitness Trail.



 Seven clubs in Roscommon received funding under the same programme today. They are:



Cam Community and Sports Centre: Refurbishment of Playing Facility - €34,900

Castlerea St Kevins GAA club: Dressing rooms, showers and toilets - €53,800

Eire Og GAA club: Flood lights and ball stop nets on training field - €13,800

Kilbride GAA club: Gymnasium - €40,100

Lough Harps FC:  Drain and resurface playing field - €9,400

St Coman’s Handball club: Refurbishment of 60 x 30 Alley - €5,800

St Michael’s GAA club: Develop training pitch €27,500


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