€1.9M for Sports Clubs under Sports Capital Grant

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The €1.9M awarded to Dublin Mid-West Sports Clubs under the Sports Capital Grant scheme will make a huge difference to the standard of sporting facilities and training in the local community, Dublin Mid-West TD has said. Deputy Emer Higgins said, “I am delighted that a combined €1.9 million has been given to sports clubs and organisations in Dublin Mid-West under the Sports Capital Grant, for a range of amazing projects and new facilities.

“I know that the funding provided by the sports capital grant makes a huge a difference to our local teams and clubs and I have been liaising closely with applicants to ensure our community gets the most out of this year’s funding and it was great to be able to deliver the good news to so many deserving local groups.

The recipients in Dublin Mid-West include: Beech Park Golf Club, Celbridge Kayak Club, Clondalkin Rugby, Commercials Hurling, Lucan Pitch & Putt, Peamount Utd, Rathcoole Boys FC, Rathcoole Community Council, “Round Tower GAA Club, Slade Valley Golf Club, St Finian’s, St Francis Football Club, St Patricks GAA, Stewarts Care, Collinstown Pavilion, Lucan Water Sports Facility, Lucan Athletics Track, Weston Hockey, Clondalkin Park GAA and Storage Facilities for Griffeen Park.

“This year there will also be an appeals process for applicants who were unsuccessful which I really welcome, and I hope will result in even more well-deserved funding being awarded,” said Deputy Higgins. “I congratulate all the local sports clubs and organisations who were successful in their applications and I look forward to seeing the funding being put to excellent use,” concluded Deputy Higgins.

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

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