€180,000 funding for sports projects across the north west

More than €180,000 for sport and physical activity has been allocated to projects in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal from the Dormant Accounts Fund.

The money will go to Local Sports Partnerships for so-called ‘community sports and physical activity hubs.’

€60,600 will go to a hub in Manorhamilton, €40,000 to Stranorlar/Killybegs/Ballyshannon, €40,000 to Bunninadden, Co Sligo, €20,000 to Maghery, Co Donegal and €20,000 to Cranmore in Sligo.

Independent Cllr Margaret Gormely says the latest announcement will encourage people to engage in a more active healthy lifestyle in the Buninadden area.

Sligo Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says this is not the only funding for sports related activities: