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€603,000 grants for Louth and East Meath Sports Clubs


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The funding was announced today by Minister of State for Sport, Physical Education and the Gaeltacht, Thomas Byrne TD, as part of a record total overall allocation of €26m in equipment grants nationwide.

Louth clubs receiving the boost are:

Ardee Cycling Club Beginner Female & Older Male Cycling in Mid Louth Cycling €35,500

Ardee Rugby Football Club Upgrading of sports equipment Rugby €9,871

Athletics Louth Athletics Louth Sports Equipment Athletics €62,317

Bellurgan United FC LTD Application for funding for Portable Goal Posts Soccer €11,433

Carlingford Knights Rugby Club Enable Youth Girls & Boys Rugby Long-Term Rugby €4,341

Cooley Connect Well Walk WELL with Activator Walking Poles Hillwalking €2,440

Drogheda Cycling Boyne Bike Hub Cycling €2,570

Drogheda Water Polo Club Drogheda Water Polo Timing and Goals Swimming €12,140

Drogheda Wolves Basketball Club Sports equipment to aid club expansion Basketball €26,865

Dundalk Schoolboys League Equipping DSL for the future Soccer €24,413

Dundalk Sub Aqua Search and Recovery Rigid Inflatable Boat, Engine and Trailer Diving/Snorkelling €70,000

Glyde Rangers GFC Glyde Rangers GFC Maintenance Equipment Grant Gaelic Games €40,000

Irish Federation of Pike Angling Clubs IFPAC (NGB – ACI) Boats Access to Lake and Rivers Angling/Fishing €23,370

Killanny Ladies GFC Developing Ladies football in Killanny. Ladies Gaelic Football €4,400

O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club Outdoor Gym to enhance mental health Boxing €27,346

Redeemer Celtic FC Purchase of new lawnmower Soccer €19,983

Shamrocks Football Club Equipment Soccer €32,046

Square United AFC Square United SCEP 2023 Soccer €22,000

Tredagh Amateur Boxing Club Boxing Ring, Cardio Equipment, Boxing Equipment Boxing €36,877

Louth parkrun Ireland Limited 2023 – AEDs for parkrun Ireland Athletics €44,841

Louth Total – €512,753

Boyne Hockey Club is to receive a funding boost.

East Meath Clubs

Boyne Hockey Club €32,685

Cilles Athletic Club €7,426

East Meath BC €10,645

St Patrick’s Gaa Meath, Stamullen €40,000

East Meath total – €90,756

Local Fine Gael TD, Fergus O’Dowd says he thrilled to see so many clubs receive this much needed funding, which will assist the successful clubs purchase vital pieces of equipment to help the clubs grow and expand in communities across Louth and East Meath.

“The capital project applications under the Sports Capital Programme which I know many local clubs are anxiously awaiting news on, will be announced at a later stage once the necessary assessments of applications are completed,” commented Deputy O’Dowd.“I want to wish all of the clubs well and I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of the amazing volunteers involved, sporting volunteers are the backbone of clubs and communities across the country.”

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