New year, new me… and that will be the case for many Wexford GAA clubs after they were awarded grants by the Government’s Sports Capital funding scheme.
Confirmed today by RTÉ, a total of €56m was distributed to clubs and authorities around the country in the latest round of sports capital grants.
Out of those total awards, €1.88 million was successfully distributed to clubs in Wexford- ranging from tennis to boxing to GAA clubs.
GAA clubs to receive grants:
-Buffers Alley GAA Club (€20,000) to refurbish their gym and to upgrade their clubhouse.
-Castletown GAA Club (€5200) for a lawn-mower.
-Clonard GAA Club (€2200) for additional hurling and football equipment.
-Fethard/St Mogues (€57000) for an indoor sports complex.
-Glynn/Barntown GAA Club (€55000) to ensure the pitch & surrounding areas are safe and accessible.
-Geraldines GAA Club (€2000) for a new lawn-mower.
-Kilanerin/Ballyfad GAA Club (€53000) to upgrade their floodlights.
-Kilmore GAA Club (€29000) to redevelop their pitch.
-Monageer GAA Club (€23000) to enhance their facilities.
-Oulart The Ballagh (€16500) for a synthetic grass area & for additional gym equipment.
-Rathgarogue/Cushinstown GAA Club (€86000) to develop their sports facilities.
-St Fintans GAA Club (€40500) to build new dressing rooms, upgrade their club’s facilities.
-St Josephs GAA Club (€54000) for their club’s development.
-Adamstown GAA Club (€86500) for a new pitch with floodlights.
-St Martins GAA Club (€57500) to floodlight their pitch & walking tracks.
For a more concise view of all the clubs and societies that gained funding, have a look at this tweet below by Wexford TD Paul Kehoe.
Delighted to announce that #Wexford clubs will receive €1.88m through #SportsCap2017 which will go a long way towards improving facilities throughout the county. I am delighted to have worked with so many of these clubs on their applications & can't wait to see the results pic.twitter.com/IhaUzDo7aX
— Paul Kehoe T.D (@campaign4kehoe) November 29, 2017
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