Northwest to receive over half a million in fund for Clar projects

Over half a million euro worth of funding has been announced for Clar Projects in the northwest.


Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has announced over €2.75 million in funding to support 74 community projects nationwide.


In the Northwest, Leitrim has received the largest allocation of funding receiving 213 thousand with Sligo and Donegal receiving 102 thousand and 190 thousand respectively.


Speaking to Ocean FM News Sligo/Leitrim TD and junior Minister, Frank Feighan says the funding will benefit a number of local projects



Sligo Michael Coleman Heritage Centre Ltd Upgrade of projector and screen for regular cinema club. €14,391.00
Sligo Castleconnor Community Council Enhance parking facilities around community centre. €50,000.00
Sligo West Sligo Family Resource Centre Install a lift for disability access. €37,804.95
Sligo €102,195.95
Leitrim Bee Park Field Upgrade of the carpark at the Bee Park Field. €42,804.00
Leitrim Drumkeeran Tidy Towns Community Group The project proposes to extend and €46,080.00
resurface the carpark and add a tourism
Viewing area attached to the car park.
Leitrim Carrigallen Parish Complete the carpark adjacent to the €44,997.30
Council Community Centre and the Corn Mill
Theatre on Main Street, Carrigallen.
Leitrim St. Hugh NS Demolition of an obsolete water tower €29,790.00
And shelter to be replaced by a car park.
The Organic Centre Develop a Maze and a cinema air screen. €50,000.00
Leitrim €213,671.30
Donegal Rosses Park Community Walk Dungloe Outdoor lighting servicing an existing riverside walkway. €50,000.00
Donegal CLG Ard an Ratha To provide for the installation of a MUGA €50,000.00
Donegal Moville Green Carpark Provision for resurfacing and extension to existing car park. €45,000.00
Donegal Pobal Eascarrach – Ballina Resource Centre Provision of additional car parking facilities at the resource centre. €45,000.00
Donegal €190,000.00
Total €505,867.25