Sports Equipment for North Roscommon Clubs

Sports Equipment for North Roscommon Clubs

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D, and the Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers, T.D., today (6 August) announced  €16.6 million in equipment grants under the latest round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP).

Local Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Frank Feighan has welcomed the allocation of €106,771 to sports clubs in north Roscommon within the Sligo Leitrim Constituency. They include,

Ballyfarnon Community Group Repair of floor in Ballyfarnon Community Centre Roscommon Badminton €6,200

Boyle Community Tennis, Association Boyle Community Tennis Club Equipment Roscommon Tennis €4,499

Boyle GAA Club Grass mower, pitch roller & storage container. Roscommon Gaelic Games €24,225

“I wish to congratulate the successful applicants and in particular the officers of the clubs who put together the applications which took time and patience.

“I also wish to acknowledge Ministers Catherine Martin and Jack Chambers for allocating the funding to help sporting communities across the north Roscommon area especially during these challenging times.

“ As Minister for Well Being and Health Ireland I would like to see more participation is sport especially among our younger population, the provision of this funding to improve club’s equipment will encourage more engagement in active sport and help realise the immense benefits that physical activity can bring to our lives” concluded Minister Feighan.