Sports clubs across the northwest to benefit from Capital Grants funding

Sports clubs across the northwest have been allocated funding under the government’s Sports Capital Grants programme.


Castleconnor, Coolera/Strandhill, St Mary’s, St Michael’s, St Farnan’s, Tourlestrane and Tubbercurry are among the GAA clubs in Sligo that will receive funding.


And community parks in Ballinalack, Ballygawley, Oxfield, Riverstown, Tubbercurry and Strandhill will also receive development funding.


Sligo Rugby Club got the biggest allocation in the county, while Collooney Handball, County Sligo Swimming, Enniscrone Golf, Kilglass/Enniscrone Soccer, Enniscrone Leisure, Mullaghmore Sailing, North West Kayaking, Sligo Yacht, Strandhill Golf, and the athletics clubs in Tireragh and South Sligo will also benefit.


There is also funding for MSL ETB for a synthetic grass multi-sport training pitch; for the Sligo Sports Partnership for their Tandem Bikes programme; and for Sligo County Council to upgrade Cleveragh Regional Park.


Kinlough Community Centre, Ballinaglera GAA Club and the North Leitrim Community Amenity Association are among the 18 recipients in Leitrim.


And in Donegal, Ballyshannon’s Leisure Centre, Aodh Ruadh GAA, Marlins Swim Club, Erne Enterprise and MSC Tri Club are all to receive funding.


In Killybegs, the GAA club, St Catherine’s Football Club, and St Catherine’s Community Group are all listed.


Donegal Town Football Club, the Aislann Centre in Kilcar, the St John Bosco Centre, Bundoran GAA, Waterworld, Naomh Columba GAA Club, Donegal Mountain Rescue and Bruckless Boat Club are also among the 71 groups and clubs that have been granted funding.


A full breakdown are available here:

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