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Dublin Mid-West to receive over €170K for Community Infrastructure Projects – Cllr. Emer Higgins

Community Infrastructure and development projects in Dublin Mid-West are set to receive over €170,000 in funding, a Fine Gael Cllr. Higgns has said.

The fund offers community groups including sports clubs the opportunity to apply for funding to assist with the cost of either constructing new community facilities or the modernisation and or expansion of

existing facilities.

Cllr. Higgins said: “I am delighted that South Dublin County Council has announced these funding allocations under the Community Infrastructure Grants Programme.”

The grants were spread across a range of clubs and organisations, including Scout troops, GAA Clubs, Soccer Clubs, Boxing Clubs, Community Halls and Cultural Centres. These funds will allow community groups to upgrade their buildings and grounds and make their facilities more secure.

“We admire the efforts of the many community organisations that work together on an ongoing basis to deliver and implement improvements in a sustainable and inclusive way in servicing the needs of their local communities.

“I want to thank everyone involved in the successful application. The grants will improve our clubs and community facilities and enhance the quality of life for the entire area” concluded Higgins.

Grants Approved for Dublin Mid-West Include:

Palmerstown Parish Centre €6,700 - Installation of new ventilation system in the Boxing Club

180th Lucan South Scout Group €16,000 - Renovation and upgrade works to the Bush Community Centre

Lucan Sarsfields Gaa Club €15,800 - Installation and fit out of GAA Nursery and Parent facilities

Round Towers GAA (Clondalkin) €15,550 - Installation of CCTV & security measures in new Gymnasium Pavilion

St.Francis FC €50,000 - Installation of new Astro Pitch Carpet

Muintir Chrónáin €25,000 - Installation of CCTV and external fencing and groundworks

Newcastle Lyons Development Trust - €8,700 Refurbishment and upgrade of Community Hall

Irish Wheelchair Association - €15,400 Heating System Upgrade and Shed Refurbishments

Rathcoole Community Council CLG - €12,000 Upgrade of Community Centre Flooring

73rd Dublin Scouts - €5,000 Electrical Upgrade of the Den

Picture of Emer Higgins at Lucan Sarsfield who received €15,800 for the Installation and fit out of GAA Nursery and Parent facilities

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