Nine communities in Mayo are to share funding of almost €840,000 under the Government's Town & Village Renewal Scheme.

The Mayo-based Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring was in Killawalla this afternoon to announce details of the scheme nationally.

In Mayo, the largest grant of funding of over €192,000 has been allocated for Roundfort, with funding of €100,000 for each of three villages - Killawalla, Barnacarroll and Glencastle for village enhancements and public realm works.

€92,000 has been allocated for Ballycastle, €80,000 for Killasser, over €78,000 for an extension to the community centre in Kilmeena, €56,000 for an extension to the community centre in Killeen and €40,000 for enhancement works in Inver.

Minister Ring says the Town & Village Renewal Scheme focuses on projects which can help to enhance rural towns and villages, and is part of a €15 million scheme nationally....



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