€300,000 announced locally under Town and Village Renewal Scheme

11 projects in the North West will benefit from funding under the second round of the Governments 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.


In the total the various facilities will benefit to the sum of €300,000  which has been confirmed by the Minister for Community and Rural Development Heather Humphreys T.D this morning.



Minister for State Frank Feighan says the Town and Village Renewal Scheme has been adapted this year to meet the challenges of COVID19.


He says the focus is being placed on projects to help accommodate social distancing, improve pedestrian access, enhancement of community buildings and provide equipment to run local events in a safe manner.





The full breakdown of funding for local projects are as follows:



Sligo: €155,000




Keash: Upgrading recreational walking route infrastructure: €40,000


Collooney: Funding for a town centre Community Garden: €25,000


Ballintogher: Refurbishment of community owned enterprise units: €25,000


Carney:  Delivery of improved looped walking trails and enhanced street scapes: €25,000


Banada: Completion of groundworks at Banada Abbey to improve multipurpose facilities: €40,000.






Leitrim: €96,826



Multiple: Broadband Connection Points in 8 Locations: €37,859.


Keshcarrigan: Outdoor seating, signage and name places: €9,454


Mohill: Enhancement of outdoor space for social distancing and signage: €10,589


Drumsna: Sheltered Outdoor meeting space. €4,478


Rossinver: safe workspace courses, remote working outdoor gym equipment: €34,447


North Roscommon: €40,000


Boyle: Provision of Equipment to allows outdoor trading: €40,000