Mayo County Council and Oweninny Power Designated Activity Company has announced the allocation of €162,400 to 34 local community groups from North Mayo. The funding comes as a result of a benefit fund to the local communities from the Oweninny Windfarm. Funding  has been awarded to a variety of projects ranging from Social Inclusion and Community Development to Local Health and Recreation Amenities.

Mayo County Council says the Fund attracted alot of attention, with many applications received.

Demand for the funding was well oversubscribed. Unsuccessful applicants are reminded that the Fund will be open for applications again in 2022.

Allocation of the funding broken down into the geographical areas funded is as follows

Area

Funding

Percentage

Eskeragh

53,720

33%

Bellacorrick

37,180

23%

Crossmolina

20,500

13%

Bangor

16,500

10%

Area Wide

16,000

10%

Keenagh

10,000

6%

Moygownagh

8,500

5%

Total

162,400

100%

 

 

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