Sporting clubs in the North West to receive over €1 million in funding

Sporting clubs in the North West are to receive over €1 million in Government funding.

Almost 50 clubs in total will get funding in Sligo, Leitrim and South Donegal.

Over €600,000 is being granted to eighteen sporting clubs in Co Leitrim, with the North Leitrim Community Amenity Association to get €77,000.

€413,000 is to be allocated to twenty-five sporting clubs in Co Sligo. Sligo Rugby Club are the biggest beneficaries in the county, they’ll get €78,000 for the redevelopment of the clubhouse.

In South Donegal four sporting clubs are to get €138,000, with Aodh Ruadh in Ballyshannon to get almost €100,000.

Local Independent Alliance Councillor in Sligo Marie Casserly says this funding is vital to increase the growing interest in sport and promote healthier lifestyles:

Full List of Allocations for the North West:



Sligo Ballinalack Community Park Ltd. Ballinalack Community Park Improvements 2017 €7,000
Sligo ballygawley community park Clubhouse with community room and dressing rooms €64,500
Sligo Castleconnor G.A.A Club Upgrading Our Facilities At Castleconnor GAA Club €29,000
Sligo Collooney Handball Club Renovation of existing old 60 x 30 Handball Court €19,000
Sligo COOLERA/STRANDHILL GAA Coolera Strandhill GAA Club. New Club House €62,000
Sligo County Sligo Swimming Club Non-personal sports equipment for swim training €2,000
Sligo Cumann Naomh Mhuire T/A St. Mary’s GAA Club Upgrade of Facilities at Kent Park Sligo €1,500
Sligo Enniscrone Golf Club Development of Practise/Driving Range €13,500
Sligo Enniscrone Leisure Ltd Upgrade Studio Sports hall €39,000
Sligo Kilglass Enniscrone Utd Football Club Purchase of Grass Mower €7,000
Sligo Mayo,Sligo & Leitrim E.T.B. A synthetic grass multi-sport training pitch €73,500
Sligo Mullaghmore Sailing Centre ltd. Sailing boatsRescue boat enginesClub Refurb. €11,500
Sligo North West Sea Kayaking Association (NWSKA) NWSKA Sea Kayaking Equipment for New Members €3,000
Sligo Oxfield Sports Centre Ltd Oxfield Phase 2 Dressing Rooms Project €49,500
Sligo Riverstown Community Park Soccer Pitch Surface Upgrade and Renovation €3,000


Sligo Sligo County Council Jogging and cycle ways Cleveragh Regional Park €44,000
Sligo Sligo County Council Cleveragh Regional Park Tennis Court / MUGA Pitch €33,000
Sligo Sligo Rugby Football Club Re-development of Clubhouse facilities €78,000
Sligo Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership Company Limited by Guarantee Tandem Bikes Sligo €9,500
Sligo Sligo Yacht Club Ltd ‘Try A Sail’ and Inclusion for All, Project €8,000
Sligo South Sligo Athletic Club South Sligo AC €9,000
Sligo South Sligo Community Park Ltd South Sligo Community Park Security Fencing €19,500
Sligo St Farnans GAA Club St Farnan’s GAA Club Spectator Fence & Scoreboard €9,500
Sligo ST MICHAEL’S GAA CLUB Grass Maintenance and Defibrillator Facilities €6,500
Sligo Strandhill Community Park Ltd Strandhill Community Park Outdoor Gym walkway €29,500
Sligo Strandhill Golf Club Ltd Co Sligo Strandhill Golf Club Amenity Development €43,000
Sligo Tireragh Athletics Club New Sports Equipment/Upgrade of Existing Equipment €1,500
Sligo Tourlestrane GAA Clu Facilities at Training Pitch/Upgrade Main Pitch €74,000
Sligo Tubbercurry GAA Club Upgrade of Tubbercurry GAA Grounds and Facilities €74,812





Leitrim Aughavas GAA Club Floodlight Upgrade for Aughavas GAA €8,500
Leitrim Aughawillan GAA Club Main Pitch Drainage €40,500
Leitrim Ballinaglera G.A.A.Club Construct a Multi-purpose Indoor Sports Hall €39,500
Leitrim Ballinamore Boxing Club Ballinamore Boxing Club Sports Equipment. €4,490
Leitrim Carrick on Shannon Rowing Club New Rowing Boats.New Rowing Machines €8,500
Leitrim Carrigallen GFC Gymnasium and Fitness Equipment €8,000
Leitrim Cloone Tidy Towns Committee Bóthar na Naomh Athletics and Equestrian trail €41,500
Leitrim Drumshanbo Athletic Club Sport Equipment Fund for Drumshanbo Athletic Club €4,500
Leitrim Fenagh St Caillins GAA Ball stop netting €6,500
Leitrim Gortletteragh GAA Club Walking jogging track €5,000
Leitrim Kiltubrid GAA Kiltubrid GAA – Upgrade existing playing surface €75,000
Leitrim Kinlough Community Development Co Ltd Kinlough Community Centre Pitch Development €25,500
Leitrim Leitrim County Council Sports Partnership (LSP)- Cycle Right Equipment €5,000
Leitrim Leitrim Riding Club Showjumping Equipment €5,000
Leitrim mohill gaa Mohill GAA Club Sports Facility Enhancement €38,500
Leitrim North Leitrim Community Amenity Association Ltd Dressing room, toilets & disabled facilities dev €77,000
Leitrim St Mary’s GAA Club Kiltoghert St. Marys Kiltoghert GAA Club, Carrick on Shannon, €9,500
Leitrim Trident Swim Club Trident Swim Club €1,000



South Donegal:

Donegal Aodh Ruadh Aodh Ruadh – Replacement Playing surface €96,000
Donegal Bundoran Waterworld Clg Swim Centre €4,000
Donegal DONEGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Ballyshannon Leisure Centre Sports for all €32,500


Donegal Realt na Mara Bundoran GAA Improvements to existing facilities €5,700