€381,616 of funding to develop community facilities and amenities in Mayo has been announced.
Mayo TD Michael Ring has today welcomed the announcement of funding for organisations in Mayo, under the Clár Programme – Measure 1: Developing Community Facilities & Amenities.
It will be used to develop infrastructure for the benefit of the community generally. The funding supports small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas .
The funding for organisations in Mayo is as follows:
|Balla GAA||Construct a new car park and associated works adjacent to the GAA pitches and other local public amenities||€50,000|
|Connacht GAA||Extension of a walkway at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence||€40,000|
|Knockmore GAA Club||To provide a suitable, lined, level surface with associated drainage and kerbing to car park||€50,000|
|Ballyvary Central NS||New community car park adjacent to the community sports facilities, loop walks and school/community hall||€50,000|
|Down Syndrome Ireland West Regional Centre||Fully accessible playground||€50,000|
|Belmullet Swimming Pool||Resurfacing the structure walls and base to fix the leaks caused by tidal abrasion||€45,000|
|Ballintubber GAA||New carpark and associated works adjacent to Community Resource Centre and other local public amenities||€50,000|
|Mulranny Tiernaur Amenity Centre||Upgrade of both Handball Alley and car park and new heating system in the Amenity Centre||€46,616|
CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in rural areas that have experienced significant levels of de-population. The funding works in conjunction with local/agency and other Departmental funding programmes and on the basis of locally identified priorities.
“I am delighted that these organisations are supported by this funding announcement and I am sure that the funding will go a long way in terms of enhancing the amenities at these localities,” Deputy Ring said.