Donegal sport clubs to share over €500,000 in funding

 

A special round of funding has been confirmed this week for equipment for sports clubs in Donegal.

Various clubs in the county are to share more than €500,000 in funding.

In a statement, Donegal Minister Joe McHugh said that it's important to remember that these really worthwhile equipment grants are just one part of the superb Sports Capital initiative.

Something in the region 1,500 other non-equipment applications are still being processed and will be allocated in September.

Some of the Donegal clubs being supported this week to buy equipment include the following list with others being confirmed in the coming day:

Citadel Gymnastics - gymnastic - €27,360

Áislann Rann na Feirste - Basketball - €1,841

Glenree Utd FC Academy - €4,249

Finn Valley Swimming Pool - Disability Inclusive Fitness & Mobility - €60,845

Saddle Rock Cycling Club - Inclusive cycling - €31,005

Portsalon Golf Club - Machinery Upgrade - €62,739

Twin Towns Boxing Club - Gym Equipment - €11,500

St Brigid's Youth & Community Co-op Development of Sports Hall - €35,063

Loughros Point Rowing Club - Coastal Quad Sculling Oars & Launch - €15,680

Kincasslagh Rowing Club - Rowing boats - €24,216

Buncrana Youth & Community Development Company - €18,404

Letterkenny Athletic Club - Pole Vault and Field event Equipment - €26,769

Club Iomartha Theilinn - Coiste Forbartha Dhobhair Teo Gymnastic & Sports - €1,790
Donegal North West Golf Club Golf - Course Maintenance Machinery - €40,573

Illistrin FC - €7,726

Buncrana Municipal Golf Club – Front Deck Mower - €13,668

Bocan Community Creche Ltd Equipment - €4,095
Donegal Bay Sub Aqua Club - Nitrox Diving Facility - €38,160
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