€895,142 to Sailing

€895,142 to Sailing

A record €150 million Sports Capital funding has been allocated to sporting clubs throughout Ireland from the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme.

€895,142 has been allocated to 13 Irish Sailing affiliated clubs, with funds ranging from €31,276 for the construction of storage and equipment in Galway to €150,000 towards the extension of club facilities in Carlingford.

The sailing clubs are delighted with the government support to help them continue to provide watersports to their local communities.

  • Iniscealtra Sailing Club Ltd €10,520 for upgrading of toilet/shower block.
  • 24th Galway Sea Scouts €39,826 for services to boathouse and toilets.
  • Galway Bay Sailing Club Ltd €140,000 for expansion of training and water safety facilities.
  • Galway City Sailing Club for €31,276 construction of storage & equipment building.
  • Lough Derg Yacht Club €58,712 for an equipment upgrade and access improvement.
  • Waterford Harbour Sailing Club for €42,932 refurbishment of boathouse and clubhouse.
  • Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club €145,251 for tennis courts upgrade and pontoon repairs.
  • Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club €43,232 to develop their disability toilet/access and ladies changing room.
  • East Coast Garda Sailing Club €25,355 for equipment, upgrade to club and safety vessels.
  • Rush Sailing Club €139,236 for their boat parts shed, a removable pontoon and sails.
  • Foynes Yacht Club €37,444 for resurfacing of waterway access.
  • Dundalk & Carlingford Sailing Club €150,000 to extend club facilities.
  • Blessington Sailing Club €31,358 for their junior clubhouse rebuild and a multiuse education cabin.

The Department have €6 million kept in reserve for successful appeals lodged by unsuccessful applicants.

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, said: “Sport is crucial for all communities in Ireland. There was a record number of applications for these grants and the government responded with the most significant level of individual awards ever. So this is a great day for sports clubs and community groups right around the country.”

Congratulations everyone.

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