Funding approved for new community hall in Fintown

There was a major boost for the Fintown community following confirmation that funding has been approved for the long awaited new community hall in the area.

The new hall will replace the current 1950's structure that has fallen into disrepair.

A grant of €331,700 or 70% of the cost of the project, whichever is the lesser, has been approved.

North West MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher says work should be able to start sooner rather than later:

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