181 community groups to benefit from almost €300,000 fund

Almost €300,000 is going to 181 community groups in Sligo and Donegal.

The money comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Community Enhancement Programme.

Recipients of the fund are announced at different dates by Local Community Development Companies so funding for Co. Leitrim is yet to be announced.

The theme for this years allocation was supporting groups in reopening their facilities due to being closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Community centres, men’s sheds, parish halls, youth centres and other similar facilities are to benefit from the announcement.

One of the recipients is Enniscrone Men’s Shed.

Speaking to OceanFM News, operator Shane Morrison says the pandemic has been tough for members and is looking forward to reopening.