Minister for Community and Rural Development Michael Ring has announced the allocation €341,000  to clubs and organisations throughout Mayo under the Sports Capital Programme.

Minister of State for Sport, Brendan Griffin says the funding will benefit people in local clubs/organisations by giving them more opportunities to get involved in sport.

A wide range of activities, including, GAA, golf, boxing and water sports will receive support under the scheme. The grants announced today are equipment only applications. About 1,500 further non-equipment only applications are still being processed and will be allocated in September. 

Mayo Sports Capital Grants recipients:




Amount (€)

Mayo Mulranny Golf Club Ltd

Machinery Fund


Mayo 5th Scout Group

Introduction to Kayaking


Swinford Golf Club

Sports Equipment


Achill Island Golf Club Ltd

Achill Island Golf Club


Straide and Foxford United

Youth Development


Kilmovee Shamrocks Gaa Club

Purchase a Mower


Inishturk Community Club Ltd

Inishturk Rowing Club Racing Currachs


Moy Canoe Club

Purchase Children's and Beginner Adult Kayaks


Castlebar Celtic FC



Achill Boxing Club

Boxing Ring


Ballyvary/Keelogues Development Company

Purchase Tractor Mounted Collector Mower


South Area Youth Service

SAYS Kayaking Project


Ardagh GAA Club

Grounds Maintenance


Ballyhaunis Boxing Club

Sports Equipment


Ardnaree Boxing Club

Gym Improvements









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